Feb. 21, 2008
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
Whitney Brummett, a senior member of the Florida State University women’s golf team, has been awarded a Weaver-James-Corrigan postgraduate scholarship as announced by the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Weaver-James-Corrigan and Jim and Pat Thacker scholarships are given to selected student-athletes who intend to pursue a graduate-level degree following graduation. Each recipient will receive $5,000 to use towards his or her graduate education. Student-athletes receiving the award have performed with distinction in both the classroom and in their respective sports, while demonstrating exemplary conduct in the community.
Brummett (Eureka, Mo.) is one of 40 student-athletes in the ACC and one of three from Florida State to receive the award this year.
Brummett is a four-year starter at Florida State who is challenging for All-ACC honors as a senior. She is one of two seniors in the Seminoles’ starting line-up and has played in one NCAA Championship, two NCAA Regionals and three ACC Championships during her career. She has helped Florida State earn three tournament championships – the spring 2006 Ryder/Florida Championship, the fall 2006 Cougar Classic and the spring 2007 Florida State hosted Chrysler Challenge and has earned four individual top-10 finishes during her career.
Brummett was named to the National Golf Coaches Association Scholar Athlete Team in 2006 and 2007, has been named to the Dean’s List at Florida State six times and the Atlantic Coast Conference Honor Roll three during the first three years of her academic career at Florida State. She was also named a Top 6 Community Service honoree by the ACC as a sophomore. Brummett was named to the Florida State University President’s List with a 4.0 grade point average during the fall 2006 semester.
The Seminoles open their spring season at the Lady Puerto Rico open Feb. 24-26.