Alex Weis '17
Outstanding Senior Award

This award goes to a student-athlete who has earned All-NSIC academic honors seven times and has made the dean’s list every semester of his college career. He is also a tireless advocate for the hearing impaired, having founded the American Sign Language Club on campus and worked in numerous roles as an advocate for the hearing impaired.

He holds the school record in the indoor and outdoor shot put and hammer throws, is a five-time team field event MVP and twice an overall team MVP. He won the conference shot put in 2016, and will represent the United States in Samsun, Turkey at the 2017 Deaflympics, where he will compete in the shot put, discus and hammer throw.

 

Our Outstanding Senior is a Luverne, Minnesota, native who will graduate with a K-12 Physical Education Teaching degree, with a Developmental Adapted Physical Education minor.