Friday, March 26, 2010

Alabama’s Myneni nominated for McWhorter Postgraduate Scholarship

BIRMINGHAM University of Alabama men’s tennis senior Saketh Myneni have been selected as Alabama’s nominees for the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Postgraduate Scholarship which was announced by the Southeastern Conference office last Thursday. The scholarship, given annually to the league’s top male and female scholar-athletes, has been presented since 1986.

Myneni, a native of Andhra Pradesh, India, currently holds a 3.79 grade point average and is majoring in finance and economics. He’s earned both President’s List and Dean’s List honors throughout his tenure at Alabama and is a three-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll. Last season, Myneni was named to the ESPN the Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District IV At-Large Team and has thrice been selected as an Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar-Athlete. In addition, he is a Commerce and Business Administration Scholar-Athlete at the Capstone and a Crimson Achievement Scholar.
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