The LaGrange College Athletic Department presented academic awards to student-athletes for the 2018-19 academic year in ceremonies Thursday in Callaway Auditorium.
Senior lacrosse player Davida White was presented the Eagle Award. The award is given to the year's outstanding male and female athletes.
The award reads: "For Outstanding Efforts—You have accepted the challenge to soar above the world and to succeed where others might falter. You have been decisive where others have hesitated. You are recognized as a leader for your efforts. Truly, you are an inspiration like the Majestic Eagle."
White is a two-sport athlete participating in lacrosse and cross country. She carries a 3.4 grade point average and will graduate with a degree in Biology. White has served as a team captain was twice selected to represent her team on the USA South All-Sportsmanship team. She has led the lacrosse team in scoring twice in the past three seasons and was second the other season. White set a school single-game record and tied the conference single-game record with 12 goals in a 17-11 win against Salem. In the game, she also set a new school mark for points in a game. White finished third in goals scored and points on the school's career lists. She is the school's all-time lacrosse assists leader.
Off the field, White has served as the co-editor of the Undergraduate Research Journal. She is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa Honors Society, recipient of the Shibley-Hicks Scholarship, a member of the LaGrange College Orientation Team, and a Presidential Student Ambassador. Among several service opportunities, White enjoys volunteering at the Feed the Valley Food Pantry.