FIT Athletes Receive SUNY Chancellorís Award
FIT Students Honored:
- Hannalore Schaffner, Swimming and Diving
- Ariane Datil, Volleyball
- Hanna Ratzlaff, Half-Marathon
ďAs we approach the end of the academic year, I have the pleasure of honoring many SUNY students and faculty for their hard-earned achievements,Ē said Chancellor Zimpher. ďThe 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 yearís scholar athlete awardees are to be commended.Ē
The Chancellorís 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 schools.
A complete 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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