Nominations Being Accepted for the All-USA College Academic First Team

USA Today is looking for the best and the brightest college students in the United States for its annual All-USA College Academic teams.

Twenty students will be named to the 2007 All-USA College Academic First Team. Each student will be featured in a two-page color presentation in a February 2007 issue of the USA Today. Additionally, each student awarded with the first team distinction will receive a trophy and a $2,500 cash award. Forty more students will be recognized in the newspaper as second and third team honorees.

To be chosen, students must demonstrate excellence in scholarship, as well as in leadership roles on and off campus. A key element in the selection process will be a student’s outstanding original or intellectual product, as described in his/her own words.

Faculty and staff interested in nominating a student should download forms online at Any full-time undergraduate Truman student of at least junior standing is eligible for the distinction.

Nominations must be postmarked by Nov. 30. Contact Carol Skalski, of USA Today, at 703.854.5890, or e-mail for more information.
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