USACDF Announces Stenner Recipients
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 19, 2003) – The USA Cycling Development Foundation has awarded the 2003 Stenner Collegiate Cycling Scholarships to Kate Reidell of Boston College and Kevin Bouchard-Hall of the University of Vermont. Each student will receive $1,500 thanks to the generous donations to the Stenner Fund.
Kate Reidell is a senior at Boston College, with a double major in Elementary Education and American Heritage. In addition to an impressive scholastic resume which includes regular appearances on the Dean’s List, she serves as the Mountain Bike Captain and Vice-President of the Boston College Cycling Team, volunteers with elementary school children, and recently scored three top-10 finishes including two podiums at the 2003 National Collegiate Cycling Association (NCCA) Mountain Bike National Championships, earning a fifth place finish in the Division II Women’s Omnium.
Kristen Gleason, manager of Club Sports at Boston College, gave us additional insight on Reidell’s achievements: “Kate’s enthusiasm, creativity and organizational abilities have helped the club’s membership increase over the years by organizing training rides off-campus. I feel confident that Kate will continue to be an enormous asset to the greater cycling community upon graduation.”
Kevin Bouchard-Hall is a senior at the University of Vermont majoring in Nutrition and Food Sciences with a minor in pre-medicine. Bouchard-Hall has served as the Treasurer for the University of Vermont’s cycling club and played an instrumental role organizing team race weekends and other activities. He recently volunteered to organize the upcoming mountain bike schedule of the NCCA East Coast Cycling Conference. Not only has Bouchard-Hall made the Dean’s list five times at UV, he has also has a stellar race resume, participating on the USPS U-23 National Team with the goal of racing professionally. “Once I graduate I plan to take a full year off to pursue cycling full-bore with a goal of becoming a professional. When I stop racing I plan on attending medical school.”
Applicants were judged based on academic performance, racing accomplishments and community leadership. Athletes must also be full-time students, a member of an NCCA club and hold a current racing license to be considered for the award.
For more information on the USA Cycling Development Foundation and it’s supported programs visit www.usacdf.org
CONTACT: Contact USA Cycling Development Foundation/NCCA – Steve McCauley at 719/866-4586 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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