Nashville, Tenn. junior Anna Lee McFadden is a theater major at WKU with a main focus in dramaturge, which consists of reading and selecting plays for playhouses. " I have spent my entire life in the spotlight and I grew tired of it. I love reading other's work and improving it," said McFadden about her career path.
Davie, Fla. senior Brandon Doughty is entering his second season as starting quarterback at WKU." It's a job where no matter how good you play, people will say you can play better. It's a lot of pressure. Everyone is expecting you to shoulder the blame for the team if they don't win," says Doughty about his role as a leader.
Elizabethtown, Ky. Mitchell Henry is a senior tight end on the WKU football team. " I think everybody has this perception that football players get super hyped up before a game. Very few do. It's a job. I go out there calm and focused on my job," says Henry about his style of playing.
Ajax, Ontario junior Philp Diedrick plays outfield for the WKU baseball team. " I have a quiet power while I'm on the field. My mom told me actions speak louder than words. I let my play do that talking not my mouth," says Diedrick, about his playing style.
Jackson, Miss junior Trency Jackson plays guard for the WKU mens basketball after transferring fromTexas Tech due to a complication with his grades. "I know what it's like to be told you can't play anymore. I have been given a second chance and I'm going to get the most out of it," says Jackson about his passionate play.
Tulsa pitchers watch from the bullpen while Arkansas' Zach Welz attempts to catch a home run ball during their game at ONEOK Field on Tuesday, August 24, 2016.