Student receives athletic trainers’ scholarship

A Western Carolina University student recently received one of 30 undergraduate scholarships from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.

Colin Covelli of Asheville graduated from Reynolds High School in 2004. His parents are Brian and Debbie Covelli. During his time at WCU, he has completed internships with North Carolina State University and the Asheville Aces professional hockey team.

Covelli expects to graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training. Covelli will pursue his master’s degree in the fall at Virginia Tech, where he will work as a graduate assistant athletic trainer with Virginia Tech’s football team.

Covelli also won a 2008 North Carolina Trainer’s Association Scholarship.