President Barack Obama next month will honor student athletes from dozens of colleges and various sports with a reception at the White House.
The White House said Friday the NCAA student athletes will be
recognized for their accomplishments in the classroom as well as on
and off the playing field including their efforts to give back to
their communities. The reception Sept. 13 continues a tradition
begun by President George W. Bush.
The students and champion teams represent a wide range of
women's and men's sports including golf, bowling, water polo and
fencing as well as ice hockey, skiing, lacrosse, tennis, volleyball