Psychology major and women’s tennis student-athlete Steffi Kong ’20 (Nisbet Honors) has been chosen as the 2019-20 Murphy Osborne Scholar-Athlete Award winner. She is the first Valkyrie to earn this prestigious award. The Murphy Osborne Award goes to an outstanding senior student-athlete and it is the highest academic award presented by Conference Carolinas.
A native of Singapore, Kong was recently profiled by Bob Rose for Conference Carolinas.
Student-athletes are nominated by their institutions based on their academic, athletic and service accomplishments. The Faculty Athletic Representatives (FARs) from all-Conference Carolinas institutions submit institutional nominations and votes are cast by the FARs.