May 15, 2017

‘Scott’ McNorton named Student Speaker for commencement

Anthony “Scott” McNorton will serve as Student Speaker for the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s commencement.

Anthony “Scott” McNorton will serve as Student Speaker for the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s commencement.

Anthony “Scott” McNorton served as Student Speaker for the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s 2017 commencement.

McNorton is a Bachelor of Science degree candidate with Cum Laude honors. He is a Physical Education major with minors in Health and Coaching and a certification in Adaptive Physical Education.

A non-traditional student who came to UW-Superior from Waynesboro, Va., McNorton has been an active member on campus. He has served as a resident assistant and a campus ambassador, as well as the executive director of campus ambassadors. A first-generation student, he also played a vital role in welcoming new students to UW-Superior as a Weekend of Welcome team leader and First Year Experience peer mentor and then as lead student. His school spirit even extended to becoming a member of the Mascot Team.

Academically, McNorton was vice president of the Future Teacher Association. As an individual with vast knowledge of the campus community, he was also a member of the UW-Superior Strategic Planning Committee, the Non-Academic Conduct Committee and the Marcovich Wellness Center Leadership Committee. Away from campus McNorton has been active as a Superior High School assistant football coach and a Special Olympics swimming coach.

After receiving his degree, McNorton hopes to secure a teaching position in the Superior area. He is looking forward to becoming an active member of the UW-Superior Alumni Association and helping represent the UW-Superior family.

Anthony “Scott” McNorton will serve as Student Speaker for the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s commencement.

Anthony “Scott” McNorton will serve as Student Speaker for the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s commencement.

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