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March 2004

Release Date: March 30, 2004

ASU Grad Student Receives National Intramural Award

Angelo State University kinesiology graduate student James Daniel Robertson has been named recipient of the William N. Wasson Student Leadership and Academic Award from the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA).

Robertson, who works as a graduate assistant for the ASU Recreation Department, was selected from some 100 candidates nationally for the award that recognizes outstanding university students who are active participants, employees or volunteers in collegiate recreational sports departments.

The award, named for NIRSA founder Dr. William N. Wasson, recognizes self-improvement through leadership, academic success, activities, volunteerism and promotion of inclusion for all students in university recreational and intramural activities.

Robertson, a 1996 graduate of Graham High School, has demonstrated his leadership qualities through his involvement in Intramural Sports, Aquatics, Fitness and Facilities at ASU as well as his participation in the American Red Cross and numerous student committees on campus. He holds a bachelor's degree in kinesiology from ASU.

He is the son of George and Tinna Robertson of Route 1, Graham.