DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke University Athletic Association presented 13 awards Monday, April 23 at the sixth annual Student-Athlete Talent and Recognition Show (STARS). The event, hosted by Jaida Lemmons (junior, track & field) and Ben Silverman (senior, men’s golf) in Penn Pavilion, recognized athletic, academic and service achievements and top moments from 2017-18.
Awards ranged from the Funniest Action Shot to Unsung Hero and Duke Athletics MVP, and were nominated and voted upon solely by the Blue Devil student-athletes. Recipients of the Heidrick Family Postgraduate Scholarships, ACC Top Six for Service Awards and the ACC Senior Scholar-Athletes of the Year were also honored during the event.
Mixed in with award presentations were live performances by several student-athletes and videos featuring a number of Duke squads.
For more on the 2018 edition of STARS, check out the attached video recaps.
Funniest Action Shot
Most Supportive Team
Rookie of the Year
George Grody All-Around Student-Athlete Award
Play/Performance of the Year
Duke Athletics MVP
Lifetime Achievement Award