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May 16, 2007

Chattanooga resident receives Birmingham-Southern College student-athlete award

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern student Blaes Marie Schmissrauter of Chattanooga, Tenn., is the recipient of the William Legg Award presented during the college's 2007 Honors Day Convocation.

The $1,000 scholarship is presented to a senior student-athlete who plans to attend graduate school. It is named after the 1950 BSC graduate who played varsity baseball and basketball at the college and who is executive director of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.

Schmissrauter played left field on the Birmingham-Southern women's softball team.

An English major, she is the daughter of Kurt and Julie Schmissrauter. She will graduate from Birmingham-Southern May 26.

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