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The Senior CLASS Award

recognizes the CIAA's top senior men's and women's student-athletes. In addition to the core requirement that a candidate be an NCAA Division II CIAA senior in men's or women's student-athlete, the award winner will be selected based on personal qualities that define a complete student-athlete. These areas of excellence are defined by the four Cs:

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Men’s and Women’s Candidates Announced for the 2021-22 Lowe’s CIAA Senior CLASS Award

Dec 02, 2021

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (December 2, 2021) – Twenty-four Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA®) men’s and women’s student-athletes who excel both on and off the field were unveiled as candidates for the 2021-22 Lowe’s CIAA Senior CLASS Award®. An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School®, the Senior CLASS Award recognizes the total student-athlete and encourages student leaders to use their platform in athletics to positively impact their communities.

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Lincoln’s Brown & Virginia Union’s Barkley Named 2020-21 Lowe’s CIAA Senior CLASS Award Winner

May 20, 2021

Women’s basketball standout Bryanna Brown of Lincoln University and men’s golfer Alkin Barkley of Virginia Union University have been selected as winners of the 2020-21 Lowe’s CIAA Senior CLASS Award® as the conference’s top all-around senior student-athletes.

An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School®, the award recognizes student-athletes throughout the conference who excel both on and off the field of play. The award’s attributes are centered… Read More

Stephen A. Smith shoutout and Commissioner McWilliams recognizes 24 student-athletes

Mar 24, 2021

Stephen A. Smith, acclaimed sports media personality at ESPN, recently took to social media to encourage fans to vote in this year’s Lowe’s CIAA Senior CLASS Award program and recognize several of the top student-athletes in the conference. CIAA Commissioner, Jacqie McWilliams, along with corporate sponsor, Lowe’s Home Improvement, virtually presented the men’s and women’s candidates from all 12 member schools with a framed print designed to showcase their abilities in the ‘Four C’s’… Read More

Men’s and Women’s Candidates Announced for the 2020-21 Lowe’s CIAA Senior CLASS Award

Mar 03, 2021

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 3, 2021) – Twenty-four Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA®) men’s and women’s student-athletes who excel both on and off the field were unveiled as candidates for the 2020-21 Lowe’s CIAA Senior CLASS Award®. An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School®, the Senior CLASS Award recognizes the total student-athlete and encourages student leaders to use their platform in athletics to positively impact their communities. 

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