Top 8 Academic All-Canadians to be honoured at Rideau Hall

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(ISN) – OTTAWA—His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will present the Governor General’s Academic All-Canadian Commendation for the 2013-2014 season to eight recipients during a ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Monday, November 17, 2014, at 11 a.m.

The Governor General’s Academic All-Canadian Commendation recognizes student-athletes who have maintained an average of 80 per cent or higher over the academic year while playing on one or more of their university’s varsity teams. These “Top Eight Academic All-Canadians” are selected by Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) and its four Regional Associations.

Below is the list of the top eight 2013-2014 recipients:

Michelle Pryde – Acadia University – Soccer – Chemistry
Adrian Robertson – University of New Brunswick – Hockey – Business Administration
Mariam Sylla -McGill University – Basketball – Pharmacology
Cédric McNicoll -McGill University – Hockey – Accounting
Caroline Ehrhardt -Western University – Track and Field – Health Sciences
Tyson Hinz – Carleton University – Basketball – General Commerce
Brittany Habing – University of Manitoba – Volleyball – Science
Jordan Baker – University of Alberta – Basketball – Coaching (Graduate Studies)
Each year, over 2 800 CIS student-athletes achieve an academic average of 80 per cent or higher, demonstrating their commitment to success in the classroom as well as on the playing field. These recipients represent the best and brightest, having achieved outstanding academic success while representing their university on varsity teams.