KSU hosts 13th Annual Bobbie Bailey Awards for Athletic Excellence

Kennesaw State University participated in National Girls and Women in Sport Week by hosting the…

Georgia (Feb 6, 2003) — KSU hosts 13th Annual Bobbie Bailey Awards for Athletic Excellence

Karen Kennedy

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Kennesaw State University participated in National Girls and Women in Sport Week by hosting the 13th Annual Bobby Bailey Awards for Athletic Excellence ceremony Monday‚ Feb. 3.



The ceremony recognized the accomplishments of 28 female athletes from area high schools. Named for longtime Kennesaw State supporter Bobbie Bailey‚ awards were presented to students from Bartow‚ Cherokee‚ Cobb‚ Douglas and Paulding counties.



The guest speaker at the ceremony was five−time U.S. Olympic athlete Teresa Edwards. Edwards won four Olympic gold medals and one bronze in women's basketball. She is a native Georgian who was named in the top 25 of Sports Illustrated's list of the top 100 female athletes of the 20th century.



The HPS Majors Club‚ the Georgia Association for Health‚ Physical Education‚ Recreation and Dance and the KSU president's office sponsored the event.



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Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of 15‚600 from 118 countries. The fifth largest out of 34 institutions in the University System of Georgia‚ KSU offers 55 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.


 

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu

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