University of Delaware Women’s Lacrosse Freshman Leigh Kaminski Earns Excellence in Academic Achievement Award
April 26, 2012
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NEWARK, Del. – University of Delaware women’s lacrosse attacker Leigh Kaminski has been named a recipient of the UD School of Education Excellence in Academic Achievement Award as she earned the highest cumulative grade point average in the Elementary Teacher Education freshmen class.
The award recognizes the freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior in the School of Education who has achieved the highest cumulative index in their graduating class.
Kaminski boasts a 4.0 GPA as an elementary education major and mathematics minor at Delaware. Outside of the classroom, the Middletown, Del. native serves as a member of the Association of Pre-Professional Leaders in Education (APPLE) and the Science and Mathematics Academy for Recruiting Teachers (SMART) program.
In her rookie season debut, Kaminski scored her first career goal against Penn State with nine seconds left in the first half. She appeared in three games.
“Leigh expects success and is committed to doing the work necessary to achieve academic and athletic excellence,” said Delaware head coach Kateri Linville. “Receiving the School of Education Excellence in Academic Achievement Award is a well-deserved honor. Congratulations to Leigh for her efforts and performance. We are thrilled to see a Delaware lacrosse team member be the top performer in her academic major.”
Kaminski will be honored at the Celebration of Excellence event hosted by the School of Education on Friday, May 11 from 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. at Bayard Sharp Hall.