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Perko, Amy (Video Interview)

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creator
Beverly, Parker
Perko, Amy
date
2021-12-08
2022-09-13T16:21:30Z
2022-09-13T16:21:30Z
2022-09-13 (issued)
description
Amy Privette Perko is a 1987 graduate of Wake Forest University majoring in History. Perko was a member of the women's basketball team from 1984-1987 and was the school's all-time leader in points, rebounds, assists, and steals. While basketball was a large part of her college experience, Perko was also a member of the Fideles society. Since graduating Wake, Perko has worked for various athletic groups including the NCAA and most recently became the Executive Director of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics. In 2000, Amy Privette Perko was inducted into the Wake Forest Sports Hall of Fame. In this interview, Perko speaks about her time at Wake Forest, recalling some of her favorite sports memories and how this shaped her career trajectory. One story centers on the ACC Tournament. She also talks about her involvement in Fideles and the experience of living on the society hall her junior and senior years.
format
video/mp4
18:56 minutes
oral histories (document genres)
Permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10339/101227
language
English
relation
Special Collections and Archives
Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Wake Forest University
History of Wake Forest University Oral histories (RG53.1.2 )
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subject
Expanded Wake Voices
ACC tournament
Women's athletics
Women's history
Wake Forest Sports Hall of Fame
Knight Commission
Inclusive Student Life Collection
Women basketball players--United States
Basketball--Tournaments--United States
title
Perko, Amy (Video Interview)
type
Moving Image

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