Baltimore City

March 01, 2006

Nastashia Vernon, Northwestern



STATS -- A 5-foot-11 center-forward for the Wildcats, Vernon averages six points and 11 rebounds. She is also a hitter on the volleyball team, has played singles in tennis and thrown the shot for the track team.

SIDELINES -- A junior, Vernon carries a 94 percent academic average. She is a class representative to the Student Government Association and volunteers to decorate for dances. A member of Northwestern's Backstage Production group, she helps set up sound and video equipment to provide music for football games and dances and to record school events. A majorette with the marching band last fall, she is interested in computer science, which may be her college major. She takes technology courses at Northwestern and is also an avid reader, counting K'wan Foye's Street Dreams as a favorite book.

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