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Record 107 Student-Athletes Participate in Fifth Street Bridge Program

THE FLATS – A record number of Georgia Tech student-athletes will utilize the summer to prepare for life beyond The Flats as 107 Yellow Jackets are participating in summer internships as part of the Georgia Tech athletics’ Fifth Street Bridge Program.

Acquiring internships amongst an array of industries including Fortune 500 companies to startups to units within the athletics department, Georgia Tech student-athletes have the unique capability of networking with organizations in Atlanta and beyond. Among the notable organizations student-athletes will hold internships with this summer include adidas, Atlanta Zoo, Delta, EY, Grady Hospital, IBM, Lockheed Martin, NASA, Norfolk Southern, RaceTrac, Waffle House and UPS.

Georgia Tech athletics’ internship program was rebranded as the Fifth Street Bridge Program to highlight the unique professional and educational opportunities afforded to student-athletes by the campus’ location in Midtown Atlanta. At many top level Division I programs, student-athletes have to stray hours from campus to take advantage of opportunities that Georgia Tech student-athletes can fulfill simply by crossing the Fifth Street Bridge that connects the Tech campus to the heart of Midtown.

Be sure to follow throughout the summer for a series of stories featuring student-athletes’ experiences in their summer internships.

This summer’s 107 Fifth Street Bridge Program participants include:

Andy Archer – BMP Image Solutions
Joseph Mannelly – BMP Image Solutions

Men’s Basketball
Khalid Moore – Barton Executive Search
Shembari Phillips – Barton Executive Search

Women’s Basketball
Chanin Scott – IBM

Jerrod Abee – Sage
Jaytlin Askew – Cox
Michael Brimer – Grady Hospital
Liam Byrne – Lockheed Martin
Christian Campbell – Barton Executive Search
Charlie Clark – Hines
Jack Coco – JLL Commercial Real Estate
Tyler Cooksey – CBRE & Majestic
Kenny Cooper – SG Contracting
Nathan Cottrell – SG Contracting
Dylan Cripe – Zoura
David Curry – GenCapital
Jack DeFoor – Certified Finishes
Carson Fletcher – Merrill Lynch
Hamp Gibbs – Parmenter Realty Partner
Brentavious Glanton – RaceTrac, Barton Exec
Keegan Hemingway – NASA
Jaquan Henderson – Waffle House
Omahri Jarrett – Barton Executive Search
Jalen Johnson – Cortland Partners
Lucas Johnson – Piedmont Group
Chet Lagod – Suntrust Robinson Humphrey
Jahaziel Lee – Atlanta Airlines Terminal Corporation
Joseph Macrina – Marten Transportation Limited
Chris Martin – Atlanta Airlines Terminal Corporation
Brad Morgan – Family Business Wealth
Scott Morgan – BMP Image Solutions
Austin Nash – UPS
Antwan Owens – Press Sports
Zach Quinney – ITS Conglobal
Jaylend Ratliffe – RaceTrac
Jared Southers – Cooper Holdings Corp
Nathan Tyler – Thiele Kaolin

Anton Serafini – Manhattan Associates

Men’s Swimming and Diving
Clay Hering – Allstate
Jacob Kreider – Zapata Inc.
Joseph Portillo – Hussmann Corp.
Tim Slanschek – IMT Engineering

Morgan Bruce – Atlanta Braves
Lilly Hooper – GladiatHers
Ambers Johns – Atlanta Braves
Isabella Many – MNS Group
Bianca Mora – Status Property Pro
Breanna Roper – Atlanta Braves & Press Sports

Morgan Carter – UPS
Kira Couch – Southern HealthCare Management
Christina Darland – Flint Hills Resources
Emma Doksansky – UPS
Lauren Feely – AveXis
Cat Gross – OskKosh B’gosh
Kendall Jabaley – CIBC Private Wealth Management
Hyewon Jung – Loreal
Rachel Langston – Lockheed Martin
Madison Moitoso – The C Three Group
Annie Ni – Delta
Sanjot Singh – Avanos Medical
Serena Zhao – American Express
Lauren Piper – NCR

Women’s Swimming and Diving
Lila Best – RaceTrac
Caroline Doi – adidas
Kristen Hepler – Norfolk Southern
Emily Ilgenfritz – IBM
Caroline Lee – IBM
Maddie Oliver – Amazon
Allie Paschal – GT Football
Iris Wang – Electrolux
Nicole Williams – Control Southern

Men’s Tennis
Andrew Li – EY
Chris Yun – Experience Group

Women’s Tennis
Nami Otsuka – Atlanta Zoo

Men’s Track and Field
Sam Costa – JBS USA
Ben Jean – Allnex USA Inc.
Andrew Kent – Western Industries Contracting
Andrew Matson – Royal Dutch Shell
Nasir Omar – 5Q
Frank Pittman – Convalesce, Inc.
Michael Reilly – Blackrock
Tyson Spears – United Technologies Corporation
Brandon Stone – BAE Systems

Women’s Track and Field
Mary Claire Solomon – Crimson & Co.
Nicole Fegans – M16 Marketing
Ellen Flood – Ball Aerospace
Liz Galarza – Wake Forest University
Gabrielle Gusmerotti – Gwinnett County Department of Transportation
Hana Herndon – Kittelson and Associates
Bria Matthews – Intel
Alexandra Melehan – BioCircuit Technologies
Claire Moritz – Mayo Clinic of Jacksonville Florida
Pharist O’Neal – IBM
Hannah Petit – L’Oreal
Elizabeth Rice – Velocitech
Dasia Smith – Department of Watershed Management
Haley Stumvoll – Northrop Grumman
Haley Unthank – JE Dunn
Denise Woode – Boeing

Kodie Comby – CBRE
Gabi Dolan – Press Sports
Lexi Dorn – BAE Systems Inc. Intelligence & Security Sector
Kayla Kaiser – GT Sports Information
Coral Kazaroff – Idaho National Laboratory
Sam Knapp – NBC Universal Golf Now
Grace Rigsbee – RaceTrac

*Confirmed as of May 17


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