On January 27th, Rick Deadwyler, a former UD basketball player (’92-’93) and current government affairs manager for the DuPont Company, visited Nativity Prep and spoke to students and guests during the first Scholarship Breakfast of 2012.
Mr. Deadwyler, a Wilmingtonian, spoke about growing up in Wilmington and the opportunities that he had earned through hard work and determination. He also talked about his basketball career in high school and at the University of Delaware, where he was a part of the 1992-1993 basketball team that went 22-8 and won the NAC tournament and went to the NCAA Midwest Regional.
Rick Deadwyler also spoke about his role as government affairs manager for the DuPont company and his efforts to maintain good relationships with civic and government officials throughout the Northeast. To conclude, Mr. Deadwyler, who is the husband of Yvonne Deadwyler, Development Director of Nativity Prep, stressed that by committing to goals and following through on those goals, our students will be successful throughout their life.
View pictures of Mr. Deadwyler’s visit and the January scholarship breakfast below.