Andrew Charles White, a 2006 West Jefferson graduate, received his Ph.D. in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota on Thursday, May 11.
He is the son of Susan and Gene White of West Jefferson. His maternal grandmother is Shirley Gross of West Jefferson and paternal grandparents are Gladys and Eugene White of Deltona, Florida.
Among his accomplishments at West Jefferson High School he graduated as valedictorian and played basketball, tennis, golf, and ran track. He earned 11 varsity letters in his four years at West Jefferson.
He graduated with honors from Ohio Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in neuroscience and psychology in 2010. He was a member of Psi Chi, The National Psychology Honor Society, Omicron Delta Kappa, The National Leadership Honor Society and The Mortar Board Senior Honor Society.
He then graduated from the University of Windsor with a Master’s degree in clinical neuropsychology in 2013.
He has accepted an Assistant Professors position at Penn State University beginning the fall of 2017.