DURHAM — Kane Banner, the 2013 valedictorian of St. Pauls High School, graduated May 14 from Duke University with a major in Evolutionary Anthropology and a minor in Chemistry.
Banner was a preferred walk-on for the Duke’s football team, receiving the Micah Harris Trinity Teammate Award during his senior season.
He is the son of Mike and Erica Setzer. Mike coaches Lumberton High’s football team, and Erica is the finance officer for the Public Schools of Robeson County.
Banner plans to finish his final year of eligibility for football at Fayetteville State University and attend graduate school for cardiothoracic surgery.
Banner is a former The Robesonian/Mountaire Farms Scholar-Athlete of the Year.