Helped lead the First Varsity 4+ to a first-place finish and two third-place finishes at the Cardinal Invitational ... earned a second-
place finish with the First Varsity 4+ at the Clemson Dual Regatta ... part of the First Varsity 4+ that placed first against Central Florida and West Virginia ... rowed with the Second Varsity 4+ at the Dale England Cup, that posted second- and third-place finishes ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.0 GPA or higher) ... earned Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall semester ... Promotions Chair for the Capstone Advertising Federation ... earned CRCA Scholar Athlete Award (3.5 GPA or higher).
Freshman - 2011-12
Rowed in five Novice 8+ races ... part of the Novice 8+ boat that took first at the Oak Ridge Regatta ... part of the eighth-place First Varsity 4+ boat at the C-USA Championships ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... inducted into Phi Eta Sigma and Alpha Lambda Delta honor societies ... Capstone Advertising Federation ... named the Tide's Most Improved Novice... named to the Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall and spring semesters.
National Honor Society ... National Spanish Honor Society ... Beta Club ... played clarinet in the wind ensemble and was a member of the flag line ... awarded the Kingwood Band Booster Scholarship ... competed in club soccer.
Full name: Melissa Danielle Etter ... daughter of Edith and Charles Etter ... sister, Alison ... advertising major ... born Sept. 23, 1992.