Our students are diverse learners that come from all over the country and the globe. The one thing they have in common is the desire to continue their education and earn a degree from one of the best public universities in the country. Meet some of the students who have taken that next step toward their future by earning a degree from WVU Online.

Annie Machamer, MS Physical Education Teacher Education

Annie Machamer
“Dance is my passion and I never dreamed it would take me this far.”

From the moment Annie Machamer first slipped into her ballet shoes, she was destined to become a dancer. Born into a family of dancers, her love for the art first started at the age of three. As Annie grew, so too did her love for dance and physical activity. She helped secure funding for her high school hip-hop team that was once in danger of being erased completely; and it was from that point on that Annie found her calling. She decided to study Physical Education Teacher Education as an undergraduate student and do her part to keep dance education in schools.

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Chris Roth, MS Physical Education Teacher Education

Chris Roth
“One of the most rewarding things I’ve experienced is the look on a kid’s face when they learn how to ride a bike.”

Chris loved sports and physical activity from the moment he was introduced to them as a child. Football, track, hiking and biking–you name it, he played it. That is why his decision to earn his Master’s in Physical Education Teacher Education from WVU Online was a no-brainer. As a physical education teacher in Greenbrier County, West Virginia for the last eight years, Chris has turned ordinary middle school PE curriculum into something extraordinary.

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