BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 6, 2023)-----University of Kentucky women's basketball student-athlete Nyah Leveretter and Texas A&M University swimming and diving student athlete Carter Nelson have been selected to represent the Southeastern Conference at the 2023 NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum April 13-16 in Baltimore.
The NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum was created in 1997 and has served as host to more than 5,000 student-athletes since its inception. Student-athletes who attend the forum have the opportunity to refine their leadership skills and develop a close personal network of like-minded peers to provide continued connection and dialogue after the program concludes.
Leveretter, a junior on the Wildcats' women's basketball team, is pursuing a degree in journalism and is a member of the SEC Women's Basketball Leadership Council. She has been named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in each of the last two years. A native of Blythewood, S.C., Leveretter played in 26 games this past season with 21 starts.
Nelson, a junior on the Aggies' swimming and diving team, is currently pursuing a degree in construction science with a minor in business. He serves as Vice President of the Selfless Service for the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) for the 2022-23 school year. Additionally, Nelson was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
Leveretter and Nelson were selected as exceptional student-athletes who have shown outstanding leadership among their peers, institutions and communities.