Albany – State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher today announced the winners of the 2009-10 Chancellor’s Scholar Athlete
Award. Chancellor Zimpher honored 75 students from across the system.
approach the end of the academic year, I have the pleasure of honoring
many SUNY students and faculty for their hard-earned achievements,” said
Chancellor Zimpher. “The SUNY scholar athletes' accomplishments are
indeed impressive, as they have excelled in our classrooms and
in our athletic programs. With an average GPA of 3.63 and a number of
championship competitions among them, this year’s scholar athlete awardees
are to be commended.”
Chancellor’s Scholar Athlete Award recognizes a combination of academic
excellence and outstanding athletic achievement at the Division I, Division III
and NJCAA levels.
Scholar athletes are selected
by System Administration in consultation with the campus Athletic Directors at
each level of play. The Division I Athletic Directors nominate candidates from
the four institutions competing in D-I, the State University of New York
Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) and Athletic Directors from the Independent
Institutions nominate student athletes participating in Division III Programs,
Region 3 and Region 15 of the NJCAA nominate student athletes from two-year
listing of the 2009-10 recipients of the award is available online. Each
student will receive a congratulatory letter and a plaque from the Chancellor.
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