Local Club Names Carter Thomas Nelson Student-Athlete of Year

June 27, 2018
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Cheerleader Kerstain Carter was named the Thomas Nelson student-athlete of the year at the 69th annual Peninsula Sports Club award dinner on July 2.  

In the classroom, Carter compiled a 3.6 GPA in the spring semester as she earned an associate degree of applied science in paralegal studies. She was also enrolled at Hampton University, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies. In 2017, she earned an associate degree in social science, and the year before that a certificate in general education.  She aims to pursue at master’s degree in law with a concentration in advanced paralegal studies.

Carter served as captain of Thomas Nelson's cheerleading team for the past two years.  She is an Army veteran and has a 2-year-old daughter.

Every college and high school on the Peninsula, in addition to Gloucester High School, selects a student-athlete for this honor at the end of each academic year.