Feb. 16, 2011
NORMAN, Okla. — Oklahoma’s Eric Bailey was named by the Big 12 Conference Wednesday to the 2011 Winter Chick-fil-A Community of Champions for his academic achievements, community service and leadership on and off the track. The seven-time All-Big 12 athlete from Portland, Ore., has been involved with a number of community service projects including participating in and serving as a poster model for the 2010 OU Student Life White Ribbon Campaign against sexual assault.
During the fall, winter and spring terms, one student-athlete from each institution is honored based on the following criteria:
Academics: An academic standard of a 3.00 grade point average or higher must be maintained.
Community Service: The designated student-athlete should be involved with at least one community service program. The program(s) could be a student organization on campus or within the athletics department.
Leadership/Sportsmanship: The student-athlete should demonstrate leadership and sportsmanship on and off the field.
The institution of the student-athletes’ on this list will be awarded $3,000 each year from Chick-fil-A for their efforts.