HOLLAND, MI (WHTC) -- Hope College has Homecoming this weekend and many events are planned, including the Homecoming football game on Saturday afternoon. Hope quarterback Mike Atwell, besides being a great athlete, is also a scholar. Atwell is one of 170 candidates from colleges across the country for the National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Awards. He is majoring in chemistry and minoring in biology and plans to attend medical school after graduating from Hope. Candidates are nominated by their school, must be a senior or graduate student and have at least a 3.2 grade average. On the athletic side, the nominee should have outstanding football ability as a first team player.
Story by: Diane E Coston