James Normand - NFF Scholar-Athlete of the Day, Presented by Fidelity Investments
Normand, the center at Tennessee Tech, has a 3.46 GPA in accounting.
Each NFF Scholar-Athlete of the Day is selected from the list of candidates for the 2013 NFF National Scholar-Athlete Awards, presented by Fidelity Investments
. Nominated by their school as the absolute best all-around scholar-athlete on their team, 171 candidates met the high standards needed for consideration this year. As part of its effort to highlight the best of the gridiron, the NFF separately highlights each of these 171 candidates on its website. These outstanding individuals must be a senior or graduate student in their final year of eligibility, have a GPA of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, have outstanding football ability as a first team player or significant contributor, and have demonstrated strong leadership and citizenship.
Oak Ridge, Tenn.
2013 FCS Academic All-Star
2012 CoSIDA Academic All-District selection
OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll member
Dean’s List honoree who graduated in three years
Currently enrolled in MBA program
Two-time Habitat for Humanity volunteer; Visited senior citizens at a nursing home; member of the Accounting Club, TSCPA Association, and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee; Studied abroad in London.
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