Carnegie Mellon University
December 17, 2015

Athletics Celebrates Academic All Stars

Athletics Celebrates Academic All Stars Athletics Celebrates Academic All Stars

Carnegie Mellon University recently honored 29 exceptional student-athletes at its second annual Student-Athlete Academic Achievement Celebration. The event recognized the top juniors and seniors from CMU’s six undergraduate colleges, who boast an average GPA of 3.80.

CMU President Subra Suresh praised the student-athletes for their academic success, highlighting the value of athletic involvement on campus.

“This is well on its way to being a Carnegie Mellon tradition—to celebrate the accomplishments, both academic and athletic. There is no better place on the planet to do this than Carnegie Mellon,” Dr. Suresh remarked.

Five Dietrich College students were among those honored for their dual accomplishments in academics and athletics:

Kemal Dincer (DC’16)
Men’s Basketball

Tristan Lockwood (DC’17)
Men’s Soccer
Social & Decision Sciences

Carson Quiros (DC’16)
Women’s Soccer

Liz Snyder (DC’16)
Women’s Cross-Country/Track

Kunal Wadwani (DC’17)
Men’s Tennis

Read more and watch a highlight video.

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By Emily Stimmel