BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (April 26, 2021) – Allen Hamilton of the Kentucky males’s golf workforce and Avery Skinner of the Wildcat volleyball workforce have been nominated for the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Put up-Graduate Scholarship by the College of Kentucky.
The H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Put up-Graduate Scholarship has been offered by the Southeastern Convention since 1986 to the league’s prime female and male scholar-athletes.
The Southeastern Convention will title the 2021 recipients of the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Put up-Graduate Scholarship on Might 18.
Highlights of Kentucky’s nominees embrace:
ALLEN HAMILTON, Kentucky, Males’s Golf
Main: Finance and Economics
- Will graduate in Might and owns a 3.893 grade-point common
- Three-time SEC Tutorial Honor Roll member
- Eight-time Dean’s Listing choice
- N4A Wilma Rudolph Scholar-Athlete of the Month, 2021
- Early Wave Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar, 2019-20
- Has volunteered with God’s Pantry and junior golf clinics
- Appeared in additional than 20 occasions and performed in additional than 60 rounds in his profession
- Has three profession top-20 finishes and two top-10 finishes, together with a career-best tie for fourth on the Bearcat Invitational in 2019
- Led the Wildcats in scoring and top-20 finishes his junior season
- Tied for second on the Genesis Open Collegiate Showcase the place he performed alongside PGA Tour member J.B. Holmes, simply lacking out on being the automated newbie qualifier for the PGA Occasion
AVERY SKINNER, Kentucky
Volleyball Main: Double main in Communication Research and Problems; Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Schooling
- Carries a 3.91 GPA
- Helped lead Kentucky to the 2021 Volleyball Nationwide Championship and was named to the NCAA All-Match workforce
- First-team All-American, All-Area and All-SEC
- AVCA All-Area Group, 2021
- All-SEC workforce, 2021
- Has helped lead Kentucky to four-straight SEC Championships
- Averaging 3.94 kills per set with a hitting share of .348
- Earned SEC Participant of the Week honors and SEC Offensive Participant of the Week honors, 2021
- Tutorial All-SEC choice
- Participated in mission journey to Ethiopia the place she fed kids, visited orphanages and hospitals.
- Has volunteered within the NICU at St. Joseph’s Hospital, UK Early Childhood Schooling Lab and the Lexington Listening to and Speech Middle
- Had over 100 kills throughout her profession in NCAA Match play, together with 64 in Kentucky’s run to the 2021 nationwide championship – 33 of which got here within the nationwide semifinals and finals