Dawn Myers Thurmond '01

Thurmond was one of the volleyball program’s building blocks. When she enrolled, volleyball had been in existence only two years. When she left, the talented setter owned the all-time assists record (3,208). At the time of her graduation, she was No. 3 in attacks (1,101), No. 4 in kills (427), No. 2 in kill percentage (.230), No. 3 in service aces (127), and No. 4 in digs (699). Thurmond earned two degrees (unified elementary/special education and psychology), received the Senior Psychology Award, and was a member of Chi Beta Phi Honor Society. She is a special education teacher.