Iowa State senior forward Melvin Ejim has been named a finalist for the 2013-14 Senior CLASS Award in college basketball. To be eligible for the award, a student-athletes must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition.
An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School, the Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.
The finalists were chosen by national media from an original list of 30 men’s candidates announced in October.Nationwide fan voting begins immediately to help select the winner. Fans are encouraged to vote at seniorCLASSAward.com through March 24. Fan votes will be combined with media and Division I head coaches’ votes to determine the winners. The Senior CLASS Award winners will be announced during the 2014 NCAA Men’s Final Four.