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2005-2006 CCAA National Scholar Award Recipients

October 10, 2006

October 10, 2006
UNB Saint John News Release: 06-180
Julia Heyland, Communications Manager (506) 648-5697

The Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA) has announced the CCAA
National Scholar Award recipients for the 2005-2006 season, and seven
students from the University of New Brunswick Saint John have been chosen to
receive this award.

The award recipients are Robert Munroe, Volleyball, from Saint John; Alan
Rivers-Bowerman, Basketball, from Clifton Royal, New Brunswick; Kate
Hamilton, Soccer, and Jennifer Porter, Badminton, both from Saint John;
Jennifer Taylor, Volleyball, from Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia; Jenna
Bowen, Soccer, from Millbrook, Ontario; and Erin Holtz, Soccer, from Ottawa.

"We are extremely proud of these student athletes," said David Munro,
Director of Athletics, Recreation & Wellness. "These students are able to
excel at their chosen sport, and also achieve high marks in their academic

The National Scholar Award is designed to recognize the outstanding academic
accomplishments of CCAA student-athletes. To achieve this honour, a
student-athlete must achieve a GPA standing of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale or
equivalent in their current academic year. From last year’s 102 CCAA
member-institutions, 705 students were awarded the prestigious honour in
their pursuit of academic and athletic excellence.

The CCAA is the national governing body for college sport in Canada,
providing high-level competition through intercollegiate sport that
recognizes excellence in academics and athletics. For further information,
contact Stephanie Legault at (613) 933-6080 ext 2211 or by email at

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