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Celebrate National Student-Athlete Day

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NCAA celebrates National Student-Athlete Day

Here's a roundup of some of the reaction around the sports world to National Student-Athlete Day.

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Here's everything you need to know about National Student-Athlete Day

Here are some quick facts to know about National Student-Athlete Day:

  • It was created in 1987 by the National Consortium for Academics and Sports.
  • It celebrates high school and college student-athletes annually on April 6
  • It promotes the positive virtues of sport, student-athletes as a whole, and the positive affect they both have on society.
  • Since its inception, over 4.4 million student-athletes have been honored with certificates. All student-athletes must have earned a 3.0+ GPA and involved in outreach and community service.