STANFORD, Calif.- Fourteen student-athletes have been honored with this year's Award of Excellence, honoring graduating seniors whose undergraduate activities demonstrate the strong potential for continued service to the university and the alumni community.
Presented by the Stanford Alumni Association, this award is designed to recognize the top 10-percent of the senior class with this honor. Service might include involvement in athletics, clubs, drama and musical productions, fundraising, journalism, public service, religious organizations, residential education, social and political organizations, student government or University committees.
Nominations were submitted by faculty and staff from across campus. This year's Class of '14 was represented with 150 honorees, with the recipients recently honored at a reception at the Alumni Association. Their names will also be listed in the program for the Class Day Lecture, which is hosted by the Alumni Association and takes place during Commencement Weekend.
Student-athletes included among this year's award winners are as follows:
Kristie Ahn (women’s tennis)
Allison Arnold (women’s swimming and diving)
Christina Bax (women’s rowing)
Hope Burke (field hockey)
Tyler Gaffney (football)
Noah Garcia (men’s swimming and diving)
Molly Hayes (women's lightweight rowing)
Joe Hemschoot (football)
Toni Kokenis (women’s basketball)
Robbie Lemons (men’s basketball)
Kyle Meyer (wrestling)
Chiney Ogwumike (women’s basketball)
Cale Robinson (men’s gymnastics)
Anthony Wilkerson (football)