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MOAA Announces the Five NAADD/MOAA Scholarship Winners

May 21, 2008

Cleveland, Ohio - Five Minority Opportunities Athletic Association (MOAA) members have been afforded the opportunity to attend the 2008 NACDA Convention after being awarded the National Association of Athletic Development Directors (NAADD)/MOAA Convention Scholarship.

The scholarship was created by NAADD in conjunction with the NAADD Diversity Initiative Program. The purpose of the program is to identify top-flight minority and female administrators who desire to excel in intercollegiate athletics development and fund raising. The Initiative seeks individuals who want to advance their athletics administration career, enhance professional ability to raise funds for their institution, and create valuable networking opportunities with numerous collegiate athletics administrators.

The 2008 winners are:

NameTitleInstitution
Shaina L. CarterStudentCleveland State University
Anton E. Goff Associate Director of AthleticsUniversity of Maryland
Darlene GordonDirector of ChampionshipsPatriot League
Mo RobersonAssociate DIrector of AthleticsCalifornia Baptist University
Christina WrightDiversity and Inclusion InternNCAA

"MOAA is excited to be able to offer these individuals the opportunity to attend the MOAA Symposium and NACDA Convention," said MOAA President and Augusta State Director of Athletics Clint Bryant. "Both events will serve as excellent professional development opportunities as these individual progress in their careers."

NAADD and MOAA are both partners of NACDA. In its 43rd year, NACDA is the professional and educational association for more than 6,100 college athletics administrators at more than 1,600 institutions throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. More than 2,000 athletics administrators annually attend the NACDA Convention. Additionally, NACDA administers 10 professional associations for the separate business units that report directly to the athletics director.