Alex Cooper, ‘17, Compares the SEC Geographic Region to the Region Known as “the South”

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Cooper is researching how the current geographic Southeastern Conference (SEC) football region compares to the region traditionally known as “the South.”

The Christiansburg, Virginia native hopes this will allow people to see how people in the South live and show how people’s values express their identity and the use of their time and money.

The SEC football fan says, “I believe that place matters in life and a wide variety of social functions, and I want to display that in this unique way.”

This thesis has been the capstone to his Emory & Henry College educational experience, and after graduating with a geography and history degree Cooper plans to attend graduate school so he can have a better understanding of the world.

  • Alex Cooper presenting at Ampersand Day 2016.
    Alex Cooper presenting at Ampersand Day 2016.

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