08/11/2020

Chi Alpha Sigma announces inaugural postgraduate scholarship recipients

RIVER FALLS, Wis. -- Chi Alpha Sigma is proud to announce that Anna Foley of DePauw University and Jocelyn Scott of Gannon University have been selected as the first-ever recipients of the Nick Mourouzis Postgraduate Scholarship.

 

The two $3,500 scholarship recipients were chosen from an impressive field of nominated Chi Alpha Sigma inductees. To be eligible, student-athletes must be Chi Alpha Sigma inductees from an active chapter of the National College Athlete Honor Society; be seeking their postgraduate degree in the immediate upcoming academic year; be enrolled in a full-time program of studies; have exhausted all athletic eligibility prior to starting graduate-level coursework; be formally nominated by their respective chapter advisor.

Foley (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) was a four-year competitor on the DePauw women’s golf team. In 78 career rounds, Foley posted an 80.12 scoring average with 16 top-10 finishes. She finished her playing career as a four-time Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholar, a three-time All-North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) honoree, and was selected to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Team on three occasions. At the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships, Foley earned the NCAA Elite 90 Award for having the highest grade point average among the Championships competitors. Also a recipient of the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, Foley heads to medical school with a 4.00 cumulative grade point average while majoring in biochemistry and minoring in biology and French.

 

Scott (DuBois, Pa.) competed on Gannon’s Acrobatics and Tumbling team for four years. The senior base/tumbler averaged scores of at least 9.2 in nine of the 11 heats she was part of in 2020, including a 9.89 average in compulsory toss, a 9.69 average in open pyramid, and a 9.68 average in compulsory pyramid. Academically, Scott was a two-time member of the National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) All-Academic Team with a 3.89 grade-point average as a biology and Pre-Med student at Gannon. Scott will be attending the F. Edward Herbert School of Medicine at Uniformed Services University in Maryland, where she will serve as an officer in the Air Force.

 

The National College Athlete Honor Society, Inc., known as Chi Alpha Sigma, is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was founded in 1996. Chi Alpha Sigma works with state chapters to recognize college student-athletes who succeed in their sport and in the classroom.

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