NEW PALTZ, NY —
The Carol Eckman Society was established in 2002 to recognize the accomplishments, both athletically and professionally, of former female student-athletes. The Society is named for former Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Coach of basketball, softball, tennis, and field hockey at New Paltz from 1962 until 1967, Carol A. Eckman. The Carol Eckman Award is presented annually to female New Paltz alumnae who exemplify Eckman’s spirit, integrity, honesty, ethical behavior, courage and dedication to purpose.
Nominations for the next induction are due by November 30th. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, March 29th, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.
For more information on the award including eligibility criteria and a nomination form please click here. If Mailing your nomination form please send to the attention of Colleen Bruley.
Medal of Honor Members:
2002 – Michele (Shelly) Farro Class of 1989, Softball
Jessica Nadolny Class of 2000, Soccer & Lacrosse
2003 – Laura Andrews Class of 1981, Track & Field
Katherine Turkewitz Class of 1980, Volleyball
2004 – Bonne Kraus Class of 1997, Basketball & Softball
Gail Smith, Class of 1966, Field Hockey & Tennis
2005 – Dr. Kelly Cassano Class of 1986, Soccer, Basketball, Softball
Adamilka Wood Class of 1996, Volleyball
2007 – Christine DeBiase Class of 1990, Softball & Soccer
Beligca Santana Class of 2001, Volleyball