by Ron Annear
April 3, 2014 (ISN) – As part of the 45th annual UPEI Athletic Awards Gala scheduled for Thursday, April 3 UPEI Athletics & Recreation will celebrate the 2012/2013 CIS Academic All-Canadians.
A record 73 students will be recognized for their high academic achievement while participating as a CIS athlete. Student-athletes must successfully maintain an 80% overall academic average throughout the academic year.
This years Gala will be hosted at the PEI Brewing Company. The event begins at 5:45 pm with special ceremony to recognize the record setting 73 2012/2013 CIS Academic All-Canadians and the 2013/2014 Named Award donors & recipients. The Panther Awards show begins at 7:00 pm and can be watched on-line at www.austv.ca. Major awards to be presented include team MVP/Rookie’s of the Year, Passion for Life, J.T. Mickey Place awards, Gordon & Murial Bennett Award, W.A. Ledwell Award and the Outstanding Male/Female Athete of the Year.