Belmont, North Carolina
Kit is a meteorology student at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.
He grew up in Belmont, North Carolina, where he continues to live between semesters. Growing up west of the Charlotte area, Kit has seen a wide range of weather. A number of events have had an impact on him growing up, including the December 2002 ice storm and severe weather outbreak in in 2008.
At UNC Charlotte, Kit is the President of the local AMS chapter club, and the Student Organization of Meteorology (abbreviated as STORM). The past two years he has helped with the annual WeatherFest event, started by Carolina Weather Group panelist Ricky Matthews.
Kit is also the treasurer and vice president of the Fencing Club. He has competed in multiple tournaments. This is a hobby Kit hopes to continue beyond graduation.
After graduation, Kit hopes to hold a position at a television station. Communication of safety and weather awareness is very important to Kit, and was an important factor in his decision of major.
Follow Kit on Twitter at @KitCwx in order to "always keep your Weather Preparedness 'Kit' nearby!"