Department of Biology Student-Athletes Named Big Ten Conference Distinguished Scholars

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July 5, 2021

Congratulations to all the student-athletes at the University of Iowa who were named Big Ten Conference Distinguished Scholars! https://hawkeyesports.com/news/2021/07/01/106-hawkeyes-named-b1g-distinguished-scholars/

Recipients of the Distinguished Scholar Award must be letterwinners in at least their second academic year and have a minimum grade point average of 3.7 or higher for the previous academic year (excluding summer school). The Distinguished Scholar Award was established in 2008 to supplement the Academic All-Big Ten program.

A special shout-out to these Department of Biology student-athletes:

  • Jenny Cape* (Women's Soccer) - Biomedical Sciences major
  • Ashleigh Jacobs (Women's Tennis) - Biology major and undergraduate researcher in the Eberl Lab.
  • Noah Scigliano* (Men's Gymnastics) - Biomedical Sciences major
  • Allyson Steffensmeier* (Women's Gymnastics) - Biomedical Sciences major

*Maintained a perfect 4.0 grade point average during the 2020-21 academic term.

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