TUSCALOOSA, Ala. --- The annual Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges list of honorees has been announced. Sweet Briar College student-athlete Ali Lifka is among this year's honorees.
Lifka, an Arden, N.C. native, is a four-year member of the Vixen Soccer team. She served as captain of the 2012-13 squad and played in fifty-four contests while wearing the SBC pink and green. Over her career, Lifka collected 10 points on five goals scored.
During her senior year, Lifka has earned a number of awards. In August at opening convocation, Lifka was named the Gill Scholarship recipient which recognizes achievements in the environmental sciences. In September Lifka was vote the SBC Athletics Department Vixen of the Month and in November, the Vixen defender was named to the 2012 Fall ODAC/StellarOne Sportsmanship Team.
For a complete list of all SBC Who's Who award winners, please click here.
Each year faculty members from nearly 3,000 college and universities across the nation submit nominations. According to the Who's Who Among Students website, the nominees are selected based on the following criteria:
- Participation and Leadership within school organization and extracurricular activities
- Community involvement
- Future leadership ability and/or potential
- Colleges also may have other requirements that they take into consideration
The Who's Who Among Students program first began in 1934 and continues to be a prestigious honor today. For more information, please reference the Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges website.