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(Indianapolis) The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and Allstate Insurance Company today announced the 202 nominees for the 2014 Allstate WBCA and NABC Good Works Teams. The award recognizes a select group of college basketball student-athletes who have made significant contributions to the greater of the good of their communities through volunteerism and civic service. Out of the 202, 84 women were selected as nominees.
"Allstate is proud to recognize these two outstanding groups of men and women whose commitment to service and volunteerism demonstrate that 'good works' extend beyond the basketball court," said Pam Hollander, senior director of marketing for Allstate Insurance Company and a member of the 2014 WBCA and NABC Good Works Teams selection panels. "Each of the nominees serves as a role model and inspiration to future generations seeking ways to give back, and another reason to celebrate the good happening in our communities."
Senior Amber Tramel is currently Miss Dillard University and has an extensive resume that includes being a member of the basketball team and making the Dean's List since her freshman year, being a member of the track team since her sophomore year, Freshman Class Treasurer, Sophomore Class Vice President, Junior Class Attendant, Champions of Character Athlete of the Year during her sophomore year, Student Activities Board Community Service Representative and National Council of Negro Women Vice President during her junior year, and Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) Academic Award since her sophomore year.
*Photo provided by A. Tramel