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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Dion Knelsen for Lowe's Senior Class Award

As you may, or may not, know senior forward Dion Knelsen is a finalist for the Lowe's Senior Class Award.

The Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award is presented each year to the outstanding senior NCAA Division I Student-Athlete of the Year across nine different sports. The acronym “CLASS” stands for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School™.

The Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award celebrates the loyalty of seniors that honor a four-year commitment to their university. The Senior CLASS Award™ recognizes these student-athletes for great achievement during competition and in their community while staying in school.

Award winners are determined by a selection process that includes, NCAA Division I college coaches in each respective sport, national media, and fans. The voting process determines the winner in addition to a Senior CLASS All-America Team.

Here is a video interview of Dion speaking about the award and what hockey means to him:

You can vote for Dion by voting online and text messaging your vote. You can vote online here and you can also text H5 to 74567 to vote. You are able to vote online once per day and text message one vote for day so make sure you vote every day as the voting process accounts for 33% of the final decision. Here is a breakdown of the selection process.

So go and vote!

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