April 4, 2013
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ----- As a part of the weeklong celebration of National Student-Athlete Day, the UAB Athletics Department is honoring three students-athletes with the Student-Athlete Support Services Advisor Award.
These student-athletes have demonstrated hard work and dedicated themselves to improvement in the classroom.
The honorees are:
Marvin Burdette - Football - Sr., Batesville, Miss.
Milan Milinkovic - Men's Soccer - Sr., Belgrade, Serbia
Jenna Mellott - Bowling - Jr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
The Advisor Award was created to recognize and reward student-athletes who exhibit strong work ethic and study habits, setting an example for their fellow student-athletes as they strive for academic excellence. The honorees have taken the initiative to improve their academic standing and have shown responsibility in meeting requirements as a student-athlete.
The Advisor Award recipients will be recognized at Friday's Sand Volleyball match against Louisiana-Monroe that is scheduled to start at 2:00 p.m. CT.