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MMIB students recognized at annual Student-Athlete Academic Awards breakfast

SAASC awards breakfast

Eastern Kentucky University student-athletes gathered in the Keen Johnson Ballroom on April 10th for the annual Student-Athlete Academic Awards Breakfast. The event, hosted by the Bratzke Center, featured EKU President Doug Whitlock as guest speaker and honored more than 275 student-athletes for academic achievement over the past year.

Dr. Gene Palka, Director of the Bratzke Center, congratulated all of the honorees and acknowledged the tremendous academic success experienced by each of the EKU teams. Forty-three students in the College of Business and Technology received awards for their achievements including these awards to students from the Department of Management, Marketing and International Business:

  • OVC Medal of Honor: Student-Athletes who achieved a 4.0 GPA for the previous academic year
  • Bratzke Award of Excellence: The student-athlete who achieved the highest GPA on their team for the previous academic year
  • Chi Alpha Sigma: A national honor society recognizing student-athletes with 60 hours or more, who have a 3.40 or higher cumulative GPA, have earned a varsity letter and are of high moral character
  • Dean’s List: Students who achieved a GPA in accordance with the university’s requirements
  • OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll: Student-Athletes who achieved a 3.25 GPA for the previous academic year
  • Colonel Scholar: Student-athletes who have achieved a 3.00 GPA in either or both of the previous semesters

Award Recipients from the School of Business

Devin Borders (Football/ Marketing) - Colonel Scholar

Janelle Coates (Soccer/ Marketing) - Dean’s List, OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Chi Alpha Sigma Inductee, Colonel Scholar

Juanjo De La Llera (Men’s Tennis/ General Business) - Colonel Scholar

Mike DiNunno (Men’s Basketball/ Management) - Colonel Scholar

Jan Dombrowski (Men’s Tennis/ General Business) - Colonel Scholar

Johan Eriksson (Men’s Golf/ General Business) - Colonel Scholar

Florian Graskamp (Men’s Tennis/ General Business) - Dean’s List, Colonel Scholar

Nicole Henry (Women’s Golf/ Marketing) - Bratzke Award of Excellence, Dean’s List, OVC Medal of Honor, OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Colonel Scholar

Alexander Hughes (Baseball/ Marketing) - Colonel Scholar

Daniel Jones (Men’s Cross Country/ General Business) - Dean’s List, OVC Medal of Honor, OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Colonel Scholar

Hannah Miller (Women’s Cross Country/ Marketing) - Colonel Scholar

Lauren Mitchell (Softball/ General Business) - Dean’s List, Colonel Scholar

Jessica Mueller (Volleyball/ Marketing) -  Dean’s List, OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Colonel Scholar

Daniel Shepherd (Football/ Management) - OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Colonel Scholar

Julie van Velthoven (Women’s Cross Country/ General Business) - Dean’s List, Colonel Scholar

John Wilson (Baseball/ General Business) - Colonel Scholar

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Published on April 10, 2013

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