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Student-Athletes From 25 Sports Scheduled to Receive Diplomas
Nittany Lions Host Senior Day on Saturday Versus Badgers
Fifteen Earn Dean's List Recognition With 3.5 GPA or Better
Sixteen Earn Dean's List Recognition With 3.5 GPA or Better
No. 24 Nittany Lions and No. 20 Cougars To Meet in TicketCity Bowl in First Bowl Game of 2012
Football vs. Nebraska (11/23/13)
2012 (Sophomore Season)
Blanchard made good progress in the Nittany Lions' new offensive system, but did not see any game action.
2011 (Freshman Season)
Blanchard was a standout scholar-athlete at Katy High School for Coach Gary Joseph. He helped lead the perennial powerhouse Katy program to a 13-1 record and a state championship appearance in 2010 and was named by Rivals.com a first-team All-Greater Houston honoree. Blanchard also was selected honorable-mention All-District 19-5A and was named first-team Texas Class 5A Academic all-state. He earned the University Interscholastic League (UIL) Scholar Award for Academic and Extracurricular Achievements. He also was a member of Katy's track and field team.
Full name is Kevin Andrew Blanchard. He is the son of Mark and Judy Blanchard, and his mother is a Penn State graduate and was an honors student. He has an older brother, Stephen, who graduated from Penn State's five-year architectural engineering program. Blanchard also has an aunt and an uncle who attended Penn State. He has volunteered with the Challenger Baseball program, Little League Baseball's program for special needs participants. He enjoys swimming and helping his family raise homing pigeons. Blanchard is studying advertising/public relations. Born June 30, 1992 in Houston, Texas.