BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (April 29, 2021) – Ela Grimwood of the Mississippi State ladies’s golf crew and Daniel Martinez of the Bulldog males’s golf crew have been nominated for the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Put up-Graduate Scholarship by Mississippi State College.
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 Could 18.
Highlights of Mississippi State’s nominees embrace:
Ela Grimwood, Mississippi State, Golf
Main: Historical past and Psychology
- WGCA Educational All-American, 2017-18, 2018-19
- SEC Educational Honor Roll, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20
- CoSIDA Educational All-District Crew, 2019
- Named to the Mississippi State President’s Listing eight instances
- SEC Neighborhood Service Crew, 2018-19, 2019-20
- Accomplished 50 hours of neighborhood service throughout the 2019-20 educational yr
- Ranks tenth in MSU historical past in profession stroke common (75.52)
- Recorded 4 top-20 finishes, together with a career-best eleventh place end on the 2018-19 Westbrook Invitational
Daniel Martinez, Mississippi State, Golf
Main: Enterprise Administration
- SEC Educational Honor Roll, 2019, 2020
- Certified and competed on the 119th U.S. Newbie in 2019
- Competed within the 2019 W.E. Cole Cotton States Invitational the place he fired 70 within the second spherical to make matchplay
- Completed seventh on the Memorial Newbie Championship in 2019
- 5-time President’s Scholar, encompassing each semester he has been at MSU
- Participated in MLK Day of Service, 2019
The SEC gives the league’s female and male McWhorter Scholar-Athlete of the 12 months Put up-Graduate Scholarship recipients with a $20,000 post-graduate scholarship. The 26 remaining female and male finalists for the award may also obtain a $10,000 post-graduate scholarship.
The award recipients are chosen by a committee of College Athletics Representatives from the 14 SEC establishments and are introduced in Could.
Final yr’s McWhorter Award recipients have been LSU males’s basketball member Skylar Mays and Kentucky swimmer Asia Seidt.