Becky Wieferich of Ithaca Receives
Posted April 2, 2002
HOLLAND -- Becky Wieferich, a Hope College junior
from Ithaca, has received one of two "Living Memorial
Scholarships" for 2002 from the Great Lakes Athletic
Trainers' Association (GLATA).
The scholarship was awarded during the
association's annual winter meeting, held in Columbus, Ohio,
in March. The association awards only four scholarships to
undergraduates or graduate students in the region.
"This is a great honor for Becky and is reflective
of her excellent achievement here at Hope College," said Dr.
R. Richard Ray Jr., who is a professor of kinesiology and
athletic trainer at Hope.
It is the second consecutive year that a Hope
student has received one of the $1,000 awards. Current
senior Anne M. Bradley of Shaker Heights, Ohio, was honored
Wieferich was also selected for an internship with
the Detroit Shock of the WNBA this summer. In addition to
her active involvement in the athletic training program at
Hope, she has participated in intramurals, the international
relations club and the Alpha Gamma Phi sorority.
She is a 1999 graduate of Ithaca High School. She
is the daughter of Charles and Martha Wieferich of Ithaca.
The Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association
includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and
Wisconsin. The association represents approximately 22
percent of the total membership of the National Athletic
Trainers' Association. Members serve in settings including
high schools, colleges and universities, professional sports
organizations, physician offices, rehabilitation clinics and
industrial work sites.