Name: Whitney Barnette
Place of Birth: Jacksonville, NC
Major at NC State: Biomedical Engineering
Why you chose to attend NC State: NC State is one of the best engineering schools and has an amazing cheerleading program, what more could I ask for?
Why you chose to be a part of the Cheer program/family at NC State: The cheerleading program at State is wonderful. The team is nationally ranked, cheerleading is recognized as a sport by the university, and everyone involved is really great.
Favorite memory as a cheerleader at NC State: The very first football game was my favorite memory as a State cheerleader. There was so much adrenaline and excitement!
Favorite hobby outside of NC State Cheer: I love everything that has to do with being outside. I like to go boating and skiing especially.
What you like the most about cheering at NC State: What I like most about cheering at NC State would be all the opportunities. We get to be in front of 50,000 fans one day and the next we get to go to a local elementary school and hang out with the kids during P.E.
What you hope to accomplish here as a student and an athlete when you have graduated: I hope to graduate with a 4.0 and compete for a title at Nationals! I also hope to leave NC State as a better student and a stronger athlete.