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Latrobe Senior Receives Mind, Heart and Spirit Award

Duquesne University has named Elizabeth Brickley as a recipient of its Mind, Heart and Spirit Award, which acknowledges and promotes outstanding student athletes from local high schools.

Brickley, a senior from Greater Latrobe Area High School, is recognized for exuding sportsmanship on the field, in the classroom and in the community. Ranked in the top one percent of her senior class, she maintains a 4.15 grade point average with highest honors and is a member of the cross country and track teams.

Brickley played a pivotal role in rallying the student body together to assist in the New Orleans hurricane disaster relief efforts. She is also an active member of the French Club, Student Council, Class Officer and AFS. She is the daughter of Nancy and Richard Brickley.

The Mind, Heart and Spirit Award is announced at each Steelers home game at Heinz Field. Honorees receive prizes provided by Duquesne University and the Pittsburgh Steelers Radio Network. One grand-prize winner selected from among the year’s recipients will receive a $1,000 scholarship and on-field recognition by Pittsburgh Steelers President Art Rooney II. The Mind, Heart and Spirit Award is sponsored by Duquesne University, the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pittsburgh Steelers Radio Network.

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