Grace Mitchell / Post-Graduate Nebraska Scholarship Recipient!

(Story/Pic – Courtesy www.huskers.com)

Husker seniors Wyatt Mazour (football) and Grace Mitchell (women’s basketball) have been chosen to receive N Club Postgraduate Scholarships to further their educations, the Nebraska Letterwinners N Club announced on Thursday, April 16.

Mazour, a 5-9 running back from Albion, Neb., was a football walk-on who earned a scholarship for his senior season. He competed in 25 games as a Husker, rushing 32 times for 150 yards and two touchdowns in his career. He also had six receptions for 73 yards and was a contributor on special teams for the Big Red. The winner of Nebraska’s Fischer Native Son Award in 2019, Mazour was a three-time Academic All-Big Ten choice and a seven-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll as a nutrition and health sciences major. He was also a four-time member of both the Tom Osborne and Brook Berringer Citizenship Teams. Mazour has been accepted to the University of Nebraska Medical Center and plans to enroll in the fall of 2020

Mitchell, a 6-2 forward from Wellington, Kan., was a four-time letterwinner who played in 107 games during her Husker women’s basketball career. The nutrition and health sciences major was a two-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection. She was Nebraska’s Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner for women’s basketball in 2020, and claimed a prestigious Sam Foltz Hero 27 Leadership Award in 2019. Mitchell will close her career as a four-time member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. Mitchell is expected to earn her undergraduate degree from Nebraska in December and plans to attend UNMC as well.

A select group of Husker alums and N Club Director Mike Dobbs made up the committee that made the final decision on the $2,500 scholarships. In order to qualify for the awards, Husker student-athletes must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA, exhaust their athletic eligibility, be a Husker letterwinner, and a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. The funds must be used to attend graduate school or a professional program within the University of Nebraska system.

CONGRATULATIONS GRACE!!

Steve Sturgis

Author: Steve Sturgis

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