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Phoenix Set to Celebrate National Student-Athlete Day

Posted: April 6, 2013

Wilson College Athletics will celebrate its student-athletes when the Phoenix take part in National Student-Athlete Day Saturday. This year marks the 26th celebration of National Student-Athlete Day. Student-Athletes nationwide are honored for achieving excellence in the classroom and on the field, while making significant contributions to their schools and communities.

Please join us in honoring Vanessa Whitfield (Chambersburg, Pa./ Chambersburg) and our scholar athletes prior to the start of Wilson’s lacrosse game at 11:00 am.

The Phoenix will recognize Whitfield’s outstanding achievement this season on the basketball court. As a junior, Whitfield surpassed the 1,000 career point benchmark. She is the sixth Phoenix in the history of the program to reach this accomplishment.

Wilson will also honor its scholar-athletes prior to the start of the game. In order to o receive this award students must have a 3.4 or higher cumulative grade point average at the conclusion of the fall semester of the current academic year.

2013 Wilson College Scholar Athletes:

Taylor Course (Orrtanna, Pa./ Gettysburg)
Hannah Demoss (Philipsburg, N.J./ Belvidere)
Monica Drummond (Wilmington, Del./ Charter School of Wilmington)
Sonja Hess (Bolton Landing, N.Y./ Bolton Central)
Brandy Holtzapple (Red Lion, Pa./ Red Lion)
Leslie Hoover (Gap, Pa./ Pequea Valley)
Shayna Lehman (Carlisle, Pa./ Carlisle)
Megan Longstreet (Mechanicsburg, Pa./ Cumberland Valley)
Lindsay McCauslin
Sarah McGuckin (Lansdale, Pa./ North Penn)
Nicole Melanson (Hyannis, Mass./ Barnstable)
Caileigh Oliver (Martinsburg, W.Va./ Homeschooled)
Brittney Poff (York, Pa./ Central York)
Megan Schneck (Bethel, Pa./ Tulpehocken)
Chelsey Smentkowski (Manalapan, N.J./ Saint John Vianney)
Janelle Wills (Dysart,Pa./ Cambia Heights)
Katelyn Wingerd (Orrtanna, Pa./ Gettysburg)

Last Updated: April 6, 2013