Division 2 ADA Announces 2015-16 Academic Achievement Award Winners|
Aug. 17, 2016
CLEVELAND -- The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) announced the 2015-16 recipients of the D2 ADA Academic Achievement Awards. The Academic Achievement Awards is a program that recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the Division II level.
A total of 156 institutions and a record number of student-athletes (8,072) are being recognized for the 2015-16 Academic Achievement Awards. For the fourth-straight year, the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) had the most student-athletes honored with 846, followed by the Northeast-10 Conference with 842 student-athletes being provided with this award.
"The number of student-athletes that are recognized for their academic achievements continues to grow each year. I am so pleased the D2 ADA membership participates annually in this important initiative that showcases the academic efforts of our extremely talented student-athletes," stated D2 ADA President Pennie Parker, director of athletics at Rollins College.
Also, the student-athlete must:
About D2 ADA: The D 2ADA is the first organization of its kind to provide educational and networking opportunities; enhancement of acceptable operating standards and ethics; and establishment of the overall prestige and understanding of the profession of Division II athletics directors. For more information about the D2 ADA, please visit www.div2ada.com. The D2 ADA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 52nd year. For more information on NACDA and the 17 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com.
The following institutions submitted student-athletes (#) for the Division 2 ADA Academic Achievement Award: