Big Ten Medal of Honor
Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: The award was first given in 1915. It was the first award in intercollegiate athletics to demonstrate support of the educational emphasis placed on athletics and honor those who embody the values of the "student athlete". Originally the award was only given to male athletes, since 1982, a female athlete from each institution has also been awarded the Conference Medal of Honor.
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Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 337
Abstract This collection contains materials that document the life of Cecil George Cooley, in the 1920s. It consists of a 1921 Gala Week booklet, an award for "Scholarship And Athletic Prowess" in the form of a paperweight and a commemorative wooden plaque signifying a fraternity letter.