- 2017 NFF Hampshire Honor Society
- Two-time NCAC Academic Honor Roll member
- Academic Excellence honor in analytical chemistry
- Dean’s List honoree
- Recipient of Westmoreland Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship and William Bole Memorial Scholarship
- Team captain
- Expected to graduate in May 2017 and attend medical school
Civic Service & Leadership: Heavily active in Men Working for Change (MWFC), which educates students on sexual assault and domestic violence; Volunteer at Excela Westmoreland Hospital and member of Student-Athlete Advisory Committee; Volunteered for 12-week “Delay the Disease” program, encouraging Parkinson’s patients and demonstrating exercises for them.
NFF Scholar-Athlete of the Day, Presented by Fidelity
Each NFF Scholar-Athlete of the Day is selected from the 156 semifinalists for the 2016 William V. Campbell Trophy, presented by Fidelity Investments® and prominently displayed inside its official home at the New York Athletic Club. The award recognizes an individual as the absolute best football scholar-athlete in the nation and comes with a $25,000 postgraduate scholarship.
The NFF announced 12 finalists for the Campbell Trophy on Nov. 1, and each of them received an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship as a member of the NFF National Scholar-Athlete Class, presented by Fidelity Investments. Western Michigan quarterback Zach Terrell was awarded the 27th Campbell Trophy at the 59th NFF Annual Awards Dinner on Dec. 6.
Nominated by their schools, these outstanding individuals must be a senior or graduate student in their final year of eligibility; have a GPA of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale; have outstanding football ability as a first team player or significant contributor; and have demonstrated strong leadership and citizenship.