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On Monday, September 13, President Obama will continue a tradition started by President George W. Bush by honoring championship teams and student athletes from across the NCAA with a reception at the White House. The President will welcome student athletes from dozens of schools and various sports to congratulate them on their accomplishments in the classroom as well as on and off the playing field. In association with this event, various championship teams and players will be recognized for their efforts to give back to their communities, continuing an effort begun by President Obama of sports champions being commended for service as part of a White House visit.
Among the teams being honored:
Pennsylvania State University Women’s Volleyball
Pennsylvania State University Men’s & Women’s Fencing
Villanova University Women’s Cross Country
Villanova University Football