(Carlisle, Pa.) – For recent Dickinson College graduate Catherine Campbell (Carlisle, Pa./Trinity), receiving awards is not a new experience. However, the standout, cross country and track & field athlete was bestowed with another great honor this week, adding an NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship to a truly stellar resume'. These prestigious scholarships are very selective and chosen from an extremely competitive pool of applicants.
Campbell has garnered numerous academic and athletic honors during her four years at Dickinson, and has proven to be an amazing and unique student-athlete. She has had an enormous impact on the running programs while performing as exceptionally well in the classroom and the laboratory.
She has been recognized as a member of the United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Team, earning both individual and team honors for cross country and track & field. In addition, Campbell was selected to the Co-SIDA/Capital One Academic All-American Cross Country/Track & Field Team this spring.
As a double major in biology, and biochemistry and molecular biology, Campbell proved she was not afraid of a challenge when it came to academics or athletic competition. She was named the McAndrews Award winner for the 2010-2011, academic year. The McAndrews Award is the most prestigious honor presented to a Dickinson College athlete each year, based on athletic performance, leadership and dedication, and sportsmanship.
Having recently graduated in May, Campbell plans to spend a year focusing on scientific research before attending medical school. To read more about Catherine, click here for a feature story written earlier this year.