Hendrix nominated for SEC McWhorter Award recognition
May 1, 2014
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Vanderbilt Athletics has selected women' soccer standout Kendra Hendrix as its top candidate for the Southeastern Conference's prestigious H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship.
The league presents the McWhorter Award nand its $15,000 post-graduate scholarship to both the top male and female student-athlete in the conference.
In addition to Hendrix, Vanderbilt nominated football player Fitz Lassing for consideration as the league's top male student-athlete.
The H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship has been presented by the SEC since 1986 to the league's top male and female scholar-athletes. The 2014 McWhorter Award recipients will be announced May 6
Here's more off-the-field accomplishments from Hendrix, a senior forward from Little Rock (Ark.) Central High School.
Graduated in Spring 2014 in Public Policy, Community Sustainability
Each year, the SEC, in conjunction with AT&T, an SEC Corporate Champion sponsor, provides the league's male and female McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship recipients with a $15,000 post-graduate scholarship.
Each of the SEC's 14 teams nominated a male and female candidate for the McWhorter Award scholarship. All nominees will also receive a $7,500 post-graduate scholarship.
The award recipients are chosen by a committee of Faculty Athletics Representatives from the 14 SEC institutions and are honored at the SEC Spring Meetings in Sandestin, Fla., in late May.
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