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Career Development Award Winners

Please meet our 2017 Career Development Award Winners

Gritt Broening

This Fairleigh Dickinson junior spent four weeks volunteering in Tanzania. During this time, she helped build a water tank, install solar panels, and educate village teachers with new teaching techniques. Her overarching goal is to help bring soccer to underdeveloped nations in Africa and believes that American colleges and universities could be a partner in accomplishing that goal.

Hometown: Seeheim-Jugenheim, Germany
School: Fairleigh Dickinson University
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies, concentration in Sports Administration
Sport: Women’s Soccer
GPA: 3.89

Samson Oyediran

A current redshirt sophomore at Tennessee State, Oyediran has a strong interest in human body mechanics and plans to work in a field helping to advance limb replacement. His goal is to operate his own health research center to work with others to produce schedules and training programs for rehabilitation.

Hometown: London, England
School: Tennessee State University
Major: Health Science
Sport: Men’s Basketball
GPA: 3.90

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