John and Peltier Selected for Postgraduate Scholarship

Feb. 13, 2012

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GREENSBORO, N.C. - Seniors Kyle John and Corey Peltier have been selected for the Weaver-James-Corrigan Award, Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford announced Monday.

The award is given to 36 student-athletes, including three student-athletes who will receive the Thacker Award. Additionally, six student-athletes who plan to enter a professional career in their chosen sport were named honorary recipients.

The Weaver-James-Corrigan and Jim and Pat Thacker scholarships are awarded to selected student-athletes - three from each league institution - who intend to pursue a graduate degree following completion of their undergraduate requirements. Each recipient will receive $5,000 to contribute to their graduate education. Those honored have performed with distinction in both the classroom and his/her respective sports, while demonstrating exemplary conduct in the community.

The 42 student-athletes will be honored on April 11, 2012, in the Guilford Ballroom at the Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at the Four Seasons.

For the complete release along with the list of honorees, please visit the