The Bank of New York Mellon Hockey Humanitarian Award has announced 21 nominees for the 2009 honor, presented annually to college hockey’s finest citizen. Five are repeat nominees from last year; all are listed below in alphabetical order.
Ryan Adler#, Senior, Hobart College
Andrew Brolsma, Senior, Castleton State College
Joe Charlebois, Senior, University of New Hampshire
Cody Chupp, Junior, Ferris State University
Greg Copeland, Senior, Marian University
Ethan Cox#, Junior, Colgate University
Rachael Drazan, Senior, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Missy Elumba#, Senior, Northeastern University
Eric Greene, Senior, SUNY Plattsburgh
Caitlin Hogan, Junior, St. Cloud State University
Crysti Howser, Senior, Yale University
Trevor Hyatt#, Senior, University of Alaska-Fairbanks
Jerad Kaufmann, Senior, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Jacques Lamoureux, Sophomore, Air Force Academy
Kyle Laughlin, Senior, Providence College
Jeff Lerg, Senior, Michigan State University
Patrick McCarthy, Senior, Babson College
Brian Moore, Junior, Bowling Green State University
Todd Sheridan, Junior, The College at Brockport
Brandon Vossberg, Junior, University of Denver
Dagney Willey#, Junior, University of Minnesota
# 2008 nominee
By mid-February, finalists will be announced on the Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation website. The award’s 14th recipient will be named in a ceremony on Friday, April 10, at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., in conjunction with the 2009 NCAA Frozen Four.
The 2008 winner was Will Bruce of Williams College.
BNY Mellon Wealth Management, the Hockey Humanitarian Award’s signature sponsor, is among the nation’s leading wealth managers with more than two centuries of experience in providing investment management, wealth and estate planning, and private banking services to financially successful individuals, their families, family offices, business enterprises, charitable gift programs, and endowments and foundations. BNY Mellon Wealth Management ranks as one of the top 10 U.S. wealth managers with approximately $139 billion in private client assets and an expansive network of offices in 16 states and three countries.
More information about the Hockey Humanitarian Award, the 2009 schedule of events and information on past nominees is available at www.hockeyhumanitarian.org.