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Welcome, incoming Class of Spring 2022!

Wingate Student Organizations

It’s time to officially start your Wingate journey to becoming a difference-maker.

Getting ready to move to campus and/or start classes at Wingate is an exciting time! With that excitement might come a little anxiety. To ease that anxiety and to allow you to focus on the excitement of it all, here are the key components to our Spring 2022 Orientation.

  • Your Wingate Email: After securing your spot in the incoming class of Spring 2022, you’ll receive an email at your personal email account (that’s the email address you listed in your application for admission) directing you to set up your Wingate email account. Setting up your Wingate email account is a critical first step!
  • Student Checklist: This is the roadmap to your first day at Wingate. Once you set up and access your Wingate email account, you’ll find an email waiting for you that gives you access to your Student Checklist. Your Student Checklist is where you’ll:
    • Fill out your housing questionnaire so that we can assign you housing
    • Complete your Course Preference Form so that we can create your class schedule
    • Complete your health and immunization records
    • Complete financial aid forms and pay your bills
    • Access Bulldog Basics, an online learning resource
  • Virtual Orientation: We are offering virtual orientation sessions that will address campus resources, academic support and student success. Each topic will be offered on two different dates, giving you flexibility to choose one date per topic. Go to your Student Checklist to sign up for one date per topic. Attending all three orientation topics is required.
  • Bulldog Central: Bulldog Central is accessible via phone, email and online. Our Bulldog Central staff is available to answer all of your questions.
    • Email:
    • Phone: 704-233-6111
    • Website: Click here to access Bulldog Central. Please note that you will not be able to access this link if you have not set up your Wingate email account. Info on setting up your Wingate email account is emailed to your personal email shortly after paying your enrollment deposit.


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Joshua Hogan

Joshua Hogan plans to major in biology with the goal of becoming a pharmacist. He is a graduate of Bessemer City High School in Bessemer City, North Carolina.

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Cameron Harris

Cameron Harris, a graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida will play baseball at Wingate.

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Kanada Legette Jr.

Kanada Legette Jr., a graduate of Cumberland County Christian School in Fayetteville, North Carolina, is an academic scholar and an aspiring neuro-surgeon.

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Zach Foster

Zach Foster of South Iredell High School in Statesville, North Carolina, will attend Wingate with help from the Sarah and Henry Young Scholarship.

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Ashton Plyler

Ashton Plyler will study sport management and play baseball for the Bulldogs.

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Ireland Morgia

Ireland Morgia plans to study biology at Wingate.

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Julia Garvin

Julia Garvin, who graduated from South Jefferson Central School in Adams, New York, plans to major in finance.

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Deanna Curll

Deanna Curll, a graduate of Davie High School in Mocksville, North Carolina, plans to study mathematics and middle grades education with the goal of making a difference for students in Davie County.

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Josh Linington

Josh Linington, a graduate of Brantford Collegiate Institute and Vocational School in Ontario, Canada, will compete in track and field at Wingate.

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Mia Barbee

Mia Barbee, a graduate of West Stanly High School in Oakboro, North Carolina, and the first recipient of the Steven R. Smith Memorial Scholarship awarded by City Wide Exterminating of Locust, plans to study nursing.

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Ahman Greenidge

Ahman Greenidge is headed to Wingate from Fleming Island, Florida and plans to major in Community and Commercial Recreation.

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Emily Johnson

Emily Johnson from Fort Collins High School in Fort Collins, Colorado, earned All-State recognition and as volleyball team captain, led the team in kills and blocks.

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Khalil Khenayzir

Khalil Khenayzir from Cinco Ranch High School in Katy, Texas, will play soccer at Wingate. 

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Jasean Young

Jasean Young from Pinecrest High School in Southern Pines, North Carolina, received the Anne Dorsey Scholarship from the Moore County Choral Society.

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Tayler Hicks

Tayler Hicks from Sullivan East High School in Bluff City, Tennessee, plans to double major in criminal justice and psychology.

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Makenna West

Makenna West from Palmer Ridge High School in Monument, Colorado, will play field hockey at Wingate.

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Rylie Cordrey

Rylie Cordrey of Dagsboro, Delaware, is transferring to Wingate from Coker University, where she played field hockey.

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Romel Jackson

Romel Jackson, a standout athlete at Valley High in Valley, Alabama, will be a member of the track and field team.

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Maddie Hoffman

Maddie Hoffman from Cor Jesu Academy in Fenton, Missouri will be playing volleyball at Wingate.

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Josh Massey

Josh Massey will join the Wingate basketball team. Massey was a part of Team United, a non-profit organization that helps foster basketball and life skills.

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Gabby Saye

Gabby Saye, a senior at Edwardsville High School in Edwardsville, Illinois, will  join the Wingate volleyball team.

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Christian Contreras

Christian Contreras, a senior at Hibriten High School  in Lenoir, North Carolina, will be attending Wingate and will play football.

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Zahra Gaskin

Zahra Gaskin will join Wingate’s triathlon team. She’s a member of the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes and represented Barbados in the Junior Pan Am Games.

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Danny Parker

Senior Danny Parker of South Brunswick High School in Southport, North Carolina, is headed to Wingate and will be a member of the University’s football team.

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Clare Sheedy

Clare Sheedy, a senior at Plymouth High School located in Plymouth, Indiana, will be joining the Wingate volleyball team.

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Meagan Mowrey

Meagan Mowrey, a senior at North Lincoln High School of Denver, North Carolina, will be playing volleyball for Wingate.

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Welcome to Wingate University! To introduce yourself to your classmates, email a photo and short bio of yourself to Luanne Williams, Director of Content Development, and we'll post it here!

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Tyler Moltisanti

Tyler Moltisanti, a senior at Nease High School in Ponte Vedra, Florida, is bringing his love for lacrosse to Wingate.

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Madison Setzer

Madison Setzer, a soccer standout at Crest High School in Shelby, North Carolina, will play soccer for Wingate. 

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Maya Walker

Maya Walker attends Fleming Island High School and has a passion for volleyball. She is a defensive specialist and outside hitter and is part of the Jacksonville Juniors Volleyball Association. 

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Lauren Montgomery

Lauren Montgomery is a senior at Williamsville South High School in Williamsville, New York. She is a part of the Williamsville Stampede and will be a member of Wingate’s inaugural field hockey team.

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Kaylee Hobgood

Kaylee Hobgood plays center field for the Wildcats’ softball team at West Stokes High School in King and will soon be playing for Wingate.

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Kenleigh Frye

Kenleigh Frye of Richmond High School in Rockingham, North Carolina, will bring her skills and enthusiasm to Wingate’s softball team. She played infield on her high school softball team, the Lady Raiders.

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Evelin Cezati

Evelin Cezati of Greenville Early College plans to major in biology to follow her dreams of becoming an OB-GYN. She’s looking forward to her future as a Bulldog at Wingate University.

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Austin Starr

Austin Starr, an offensive lineman at Mary Persons High School in Forsyth, Georgia, will bring his skills and determination to the Wingate gridiron.

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Cole Leasure

Cole Leasure of Orange City, Florida, plays football for University High School. He’ll soon be a Bulldog.

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Sydney Morland

Sydney Morland, a senior at Cheyenne Mountain High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado, will join Wingate’s volleyball team.

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Seth Griffiths, senior at Central York High in  Pennsylvania, has committed to play football at Wingate. He was named the York-Adams League Division I Defensive Player of the Year.


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