The Big 12 Conference, in conjunction with Chick-fil-A has announced the Fall Community of Champions. During the fall, winter and spring terms, one student-athlete from each institution will be honored based on the following criteria:
Academics: An academic standard of a 3.00 grade point average or higher must be maintained.
Community Service: The designated student-athlete should be involved with at least one community service program. The program(s) could be a student organization on campus or within the athletics department.
Leadership/Sportsmanship: The student-athlete should demonstrate leadership and sportsmanship on and off the field.
The institution of the student-athletes' on this list will be awarded $3,000 each year from Chick-fil-A for their efforts.
2009 FALL CHICK-FIL-A COMMUNITY OF CHAMPIONS
Robert Griffin, Baylor, So. - Football
Kaitlyn Burkett, Colorado, Sr. - Volleyball
Marquis Hamilton, Iowa State, Sr. - Football
Drew Dudley, Kansas, Jr. - Football
Kylie Hanson, Kansas State, Sr. - Rowing
Madison Marcolla, Missouri, Jr. - Women's Golf
Blake Lawrence, Nebraska, Jr. - Football
Bridget Laplante, Oklahoma, Sr. - Volleyball
Bridget Miller, Oklahoma State, Sr. - Soccer
Sam Acho, Texas, Jr. - Football
Carson Smith, Texas A&M, So. - Men's Cross Country/Track & Field
Taylor Potts, Texas Tech, Jr. - Football