From Women's Basketball Coaches Association
ATLANTA -- Lauren Wood of Lewis & Clark is the recipient of the 2018 Charles T. Stoner Law Scholarship Award, announced by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association today.
The $1,000 Charles T. Stoner Law Scholarship Award, named for and presented by Stoner, a former legal consultant to the WBCA, is given annually to one female collegiate basketball player who intends to pursue a career in law.
"I am pleased to present Lauren Wood with the Charles T. Stoner Law Scholarship Award," said Danielle Donehew, executive director of the WBCA. "Lauren has proven to be an astute student and a great competitor on the basketball court. Throughout her time at Lewis & Clark, she has learned invaluable lessons that will allow her to succeed in her future endeavors. The WBCA supports her intention of pursuing a law degree and her future work to serve the greater society."
Wood is a senior at Lewis & Clark, majoring in psychology. She has maintained an overall 3.36 grade point average (GPA).
She has been active on campus serving as the co-chair of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), the Associated Students of Lewis & Clark Representative and a student-athlete mentor. The senior from Morrison, Colo. also worked as a Specialty Athletic Training intern for individuals with special needs.
Wood gets her work done on the court and in the classroom as well. She was named to the Dean's List in Fall 2017 and received a Dean's Scholarship. She led the Pioneers and ranked third in the Northwest Conference with 10 rebounds per game. She also led the team in field goal percentage at 46.5 percent.
The Charles T. Stoner Law Scholarship Award was first presented in 1996. Visit www.wbca.org/recognize/ to see a list of past recipients.
Lauren served as a Specialty Athletic Training student intern this past fall.
About the Author
Ryan Lockard, CSCS, CFNS, is the head trainer and founder of Specialty Athletic Training. He is President of the Autism Society of Oregon's Board of Directors and is accredited by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, as well as by the International Sports Science Association (ISSA) as a Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist. Ryan has worked with individuals with special needs since 2007 and has over 10,000 hours of 1:1 instruction working with individuals that have various special needs.