NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Allison Field, a member of the St. Bonaventure women's cross country and track teams, has earned a selection as the Bonnies' Atlantic 10 Postgraduate Scholarship winner.
A graduating student-athlete from each of the league's 14 members receive the award and $5,000 to contributed toward full-time enrollment in a postgraduate or professional program.
Field recently earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Chemistry and also minored in Biology. She received the Chemistry Student of Promise Award: from the St Bonaventure University Chemistry Department and the Penn-York Chemical Society. Field has been a member of the University's Honors Program and has been named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll with a GPA of at least 3.5 for each semester she has been enrolled.
An active member of SAAC, she also volunteered her time with University Ministries as a reader during Mass, tutors young people in Chemistry at local high schools and serves others at the Warming House. On her scholarship application she wrote, "My favorite part of being an A10 athlete is the feeling of being a part of something bigger than myself." She continues to explain, "I feel like being a student-athlete has allowed me to be the best version of myself: a better student, more prepared for the real world, and more disciplined."
Field plans to attend Auburn University in the Fall and pursue a Doctorate of Pharmacy Degree.
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