Notre Dame Women's Soccer and Fencing | May 6, 2014 | Notre Dame Athletics
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The University of Notre Dame prides itself on recruiting high-caliber athletes; students who possess more than exceptional talent on the field, individuals who strive to contribute more to their campus community. On April 1, two such individuals were honored at the Student Leadership Awards Banquet held by the Student Affairs Office, as women’s soccer captain Elizabeth Tucker was awarded the Ray Siegfried Award for Leadership Excellence, while men’s fencer – and student body president – Alex Coccia was honored with the Rev. A Leonard Collins Award.
Tucker’s award is given to a graduating senior who exemplifies the qualities for which former Notre Dame Trustee Ray Siegfried, Class of 1965, was known; these qualities include leadership, generosity, devotion to the Catholic faith and an affinity for athletics. Coccia’s award honors a graduating senior who has made substantial personal efforts to advance the interests of students at Notre Dame.