May 3, 2017
Mathews Medal Winner Demonstrates Resolve, Commitment to His Education, Military Students
As a Textile Engineering major, military veteran and father to three young children, Justin Rigdon, 27, knows what it means to persevere and adapt. His road to commencement hasn’t been straight nor has it been easy. But the winner of an Alumni Association Mathews Medal, the highest non-academic distinction that a graduating senior can receive, wouldn’t have it any other way.