The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced San José State media relations student-assistant Nathan Edwards the winner of the Fred Nuesch-Dave Wohlhueter Scholarship award.
The scholarship gives Edwards, a senior-to-be from Napa, Calif., $3,000 towards tuition for the 2015-16 school year. He is one of only two undergraduate scholarship recipients, which are part of a group receiving a combined $35,000 in scholarships and grants for 2015-16.
To be eligible for either the Postgraduate or Undergraduate Scholarships, candidates must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade-point average and express an interest in pursuing a career in sports information. The scholarships will be formally announced during CoSIDA's annual workshop in Orlando, June 15-18.
The 2012 graduate of Vintage High School carried a 3.62 GPA last year while serving as the primary contact for the San José State baseball team and women's tennis team. Edwards also assisted during home football and men's basketball games.
On top of his first-year duties at San José State, Edwards also assisted the Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers media relations departments. Prior to working at SJSU, he was a communications intern at the University of San Francisco.
The business administration management major plans to graduate in the spring of 2016.