Orangeburg, SC—Claflin University sports information director (SID) Romanda Noble-Watson has been selected to serve on the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Region III Selection Committee. The committee is responsible for submitting qualified student-athletes to their respective regional chair for consideration for postgraduate scholarships awarded by the NCAA.
The selection is a two-year appointment beginning this fall (2016) and running thru the spring 2018.
Noble-Watson is no stranger to working on NCAA committees. She is a member of the media coordination team for the NCAA Division I Women’s College World Series where she has worked the last two World Series (2015, 2016) and has previously served as the timeout coordinator for the first and second rounds of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament (2013 and 2014).
A native of Washington, DC, Noble-Watson recently completed her second year as the SID at Claflin University. She joined the Claflin staff in February 2014 after serving as the assistant sports information director at neighboring South Carolina State (SC State) University for seven years (2007-2014). Prior to her tenure at SC State, Noble-Watson served as the assistant sports information director at Howard University for six and a half years and before that she served as the sports information director at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (1997-2000).
Noble-Watson, received her bachelor’s degree in communication studies from the University of Maryland University College and in December 2015 she earned her master's in communications management from Webster University.
She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Black College Sports Information Directors Association (BCSIDA), Female Athletic Media Relations Executives (FAME), and College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) where she serves on the Special Awards Committee.