Gaylord Native Edwards Earns NCAA Degree Completion Award

SAULT STE. MARIE – Lake Superior State senior and Gaylord native Mackenzie Edwards has received an NCAA Division II Degree Completion Award.

Edwards, and fellow senior Laura Roberts from New Zealand, will have their tuition paid for by the NCAA as they complete their undergraduate degree requirements during the 2017-18 school year.

An accounting major, Edwards finished her collegiate career in the winter with 1,087 points and set a new program record with 182 career 3-point field goals.

A member of the women’s tennis program, Roberts played at No. 2 singles and No. 2/3 doubles and is majoring in computer science.

Established in 2001, the Division II Degree Completion Award Program provides student-athletes with the financial assistance to complete their first baccalaureate degree.