FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas Athletics Department is proud to announce that nine student-athletes from the 2012-13 season have been awarded the DI-A Faculty Athletics Representatives Academic Excellence Award. Dylan Breeding, Katelin Cherry, Joseph Doramus, Nathanael Franks, Kasey Heckelman, Hope McLemore, Courtney O’Grady, Haley Smith and Vicki Vela were nine Razorback student-athletes that met the qualifications for the award.To qualify for the DI- A FAR Excellence Award the student-athlete must have been awarded their degree in the previous year, earned a cumulative GPA of 3.8 or above and participated in at least two years of intercollegiate athletics at an FBS institution in a sport sponsored by an FBS conference. With nine student-athletes qualifying for the award, Arkansas had the most in the SEC for the 2012-2013 season.
|Katelin Cherry||Biomedical Engineering||Women’s Track and Field|
|Joseph Doramus||Finance||Men’s Golf|
|Nathanael Franks||Chemistry/Physics||Men’s Track and Field|
|Hope McLemore||Community Health Promotions||Softball|
|Courtney O’Grady||Finance/Marketing||Swimming and Diving|
|Haley Smith||Kinesiology||Swimming and Diving|
|Vicki Vela||Marketing||Women’s Golf|