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Theodore Roosevelt Award

 

Theodore Roosevelt Award

Theodore Roosevelt Award
Awarded for A graduate from an NCAA member institution who earned a varsity letter in college for participation in intercollegiate athletics, and who ultimately became a distinguished citizen of national reputation based on outstanding life accomplishment
Country United States
Presented by NCAA
First awarded 1967
Currently held by Mannie Jackson

The Theodore Roosevelt Award is the highest honor the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) may confer on an individual. The award is awarded annually to a graduate from an NCAA member institution who earned a varsity letter in college for participation in intercollegiate athletics, and who ultimately became a distinguished citizen of national reputation based on outstanding life accomplishment. Each awardee, by personal example, is said to exemplify the ideals and purposes to which collegiate athletics are dedicated.

The award, nicknamed "The Teddy," is named after U.S. President Ronald Reagan (1990).

Past winners

See also

External links

  • Theodore Roosevelt Award Official Site


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