Wichita State track & field student-athlete Jaclyn Abrahamian has been named Wichita State’s winter recipient of the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Good Neighbor Award.
In an effort to honor the achievements of exceptional student-athletes, the MVC, in partnership with State Farm, has created the MVC State Farm Good Neighbor Award. Ten student-athletes have been named by Commissioner Doug Elgin as the honorees for the 2012 winter season.
This year’s winter honorees include Charonn Woods, Bradley, Men’s Basketball, Sr.; Matthew Dorwart, Creighton, Men’s Basketball, Sr.; Sarah Yeager, Drake, Women’s Indoor Track, Jr.; Colt Ryan, Evansville, Men’s Basketball, Jr.; Jeanette Nolte, Illinois State, Swimming & Diving, Jr.; Andrea Rademacher, Indiana State, Women’s Basketball, Jr.; Christiana Shorter, Missouri State, Women’s Basketball, Jr.; Chelsea Hartman, Northern Iowa, Swimming & Diving, Sr.; Harry Whitt, Southern Illinois, Men’s Basketball, Fr.; Jaclyn Abrahamian, Wichita State, Women’s Indoor Track & Field, So.
In order to be eligible for the award, the student-athlete must be in good academic standing, must demonstrate good citizenship through good sportsmanship and significant community service, and must participate in a sport, during the season of recognition. The Valley will recognize 10 student-athletes three times annually (fall, winter, spring), for a total of 30 honorees. Institutions select their Good Neighbor Award honorees.
State Farm Insurance is a long-time sponsor of the Missouri Valley Conference and serves as title sponsor for all 18 MVC championship events. Also, State Farm is a prominent sponsor of the league’s television network and a sponsor of the Missouri Valley Conference’s community outreach program, “Just Read!”
Jaclyn Abrahamian, Women’s Indoor Track & Field, Wichita State, So.:
Dean’s List (3 semesters)
Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (3 semesters)
Wichita “Prairie Fire” Marathon Volunteer
Center for Health & Wellness – Speaking to youth
Read Across America at Pleasant Valley Elementary School
Walk-A-Thon at Allen Elementary
Breakfast with Kids
Feed the Homeless at Open Door Ministries
Meet the Teacher Night at Greiffenstein Alternative School
Laying Bricks at Veteran’s Memorial
Trunk or Treat
Run for Life at Price Harris Elementary
Fuel Up to Play Speaking at Jardine Middle School
Wrap Gifts for Wichita Children’s Home