BOCA RATON, Fla. - (June 21, 2017) – Florida Atlantic University women’s tennis alumna Bianca Biglione earned one of 14 Jim Castaneda Postgraduate Scholarship Awards from Conference USA for her outstanding academic career.
“I am honored to be receiving the 2016-17 Jim Castaneda Postgraduate Scholarship,” Biglione said. “Thank you to everyone at FAU that helped make my four years as a student-athlete so memorable and great, and thank you to C-USA for this opportunity to further my education. I'm excited to continue my journey in medicine.”
Biglione graduated in May with a perfect 4.0 grade point average with a biological science and psychology double major. Her career resume includes two CoSIDA Academic All-District nods, the 2014-15 C-USA Spirit of Service Award, Student Athlete of the Year Award, and three selections to the C-USA All-Academic Team - each year in which she was eligible.
“Bianca excelled in all of her endeavors as an undergraduate student-athlete, and she is most deserving of this scholarship," Eric Coleman, FAU Director of Student-Athlete Center for Academic Excellence, said. "We are confident that she will excel in medical school and will be an excellent doctor and ambassador for FAU.”