Former Citizen Teacher. and current guard on Northeastern's basketball team Caleb Donnelly has received a Dean Ehlers Award from the Colonial Athletic Association honoring his leadership, integrity, sportsmanship, and scholarship. Donnelly was chosen for the Ehlers Award for the second year in a row, becoming just the second two-time recipient. The Ehlers Award is presented annually to the men’s basketball student-athlete who “embodies the highest standards of leadership, integrity and sportsmanship in conjunction with his academic athletic achievement.” Donnelly has a 3.99 grade point average while working on Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in chemical engineering and minoring in mathematics. He was selected as a class representative to the 2016 American Institute for Chemical Engineers and was a Huntington 100 Award winner, which recognizes the 100 most influential students at Northeastern University. Donnelly volunteered for six months as a teacher through the Citizen Schools Program and taught an inner-city, sixth-grade class how to build solar-powered toy cars.
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