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

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July 5, 2021 - 12:00am

Congratulations to all the student-athletes at the University of Iowa who were named Big Ten Conference 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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