Kristen Lawson is one of the only multi-sport athletes at UNC Asheville, being a member of both the women’s swim team and soccer team. The rising senior plans to graduate in the spring of 2014. She is an Accounting major with a minor in Management.
Kristen has a full resume, including being a soccer coach at Asheville Catholic School, being on the Senior Class Executive Board for 2013-2014, participating in the prestigious UNC Asheville Honors Program, and being a member of the National Society for Collegiate Scholars and the Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honors Society. In the past, she has enjoyed volunteering for Eliada Homes, Girls on the Run, Peer Tutoring, and National Women in Sports Day.
This summer, she plans on taking three classes at home at UNC Charlotte, attending the Elliot Davis LLC Encompass Program and visit Las Vegas. After graduating from UNC Asheville, Kristen plans on attending Graduate School in Accounting or Business or work for an accounting firm. She dreams of one day being the CFO for an international business. Kristen chose UNC Asheville for the friendly people, the beautiful location, and the great opportunity to play Division I sports. Some fun facts about her are she loves photography and traveling. She has been to seven countries outside of the US and plans to visit more in the near future.