Kurt Roderich is living the dream after his DePaul athletics experience helped pave the way for a highly successful career with a nationally prestigious and world renowned accounting firm.
It wasn't long ago that former DePaul track athlete Aaron Cherrington would not have been able to tell you much about his job because of security-clearance restrictions when he was the branch chief of the United States Cyber Command.
Welcome to round four of DePaul Athletics' spirited Scholarship Month competition where alumni and alumnae of athletic programs compete for the highest number of gift donations and the most total funds raised in May.
As Bobby Simmons walked with his fellow 2014 graduates in DePaul University's Commencement ceremony, a smile came over his face and there was a feeling unlike anything the former DePaul basketball star and 10-year NBA veteran had ever experienced before.
They gathered together at Lakeside Field on Northwestern's campus five days before the start of the World Cup to once again suit up for DePaul and looking to find the back of the net.
It was close coming down the home stretch of DePaul's "Scholarship Month Derby," but a strong finish by the softball program alumni gave coach Eugene Lenti's team a repeat title.