NACDA Community Service Award presented by the Fiesta Bowl
This award has been created by NACDA and is sponsored by the Fiesta Bowl to recognize outstanding community service efforts for NACDA Division I member institutions.
NACDA and the Fiesta Bowl will be awarding a trophy and $10,000 to the winning institution’s chosen charity and runner up trophies and $5,000 to two runner up institutions chosen charities.
Past Award winners:
The McLendon Scholarship, presented by the Fiesta Bowl
Beginning in 2017, the Fiesta Bowl’s has sponsored the sixth John McLendon Minority Postgraduate Scholarship, awarded each year to a student from an Arizona based four-year institution who meets the scholarship criteria.
2017: Mia Mazon is a graduate of Arizona State University where she earned a bachelor of arts in communication with a minor in media analysis. A member of the indoor and sand volleyball teams, Mazon served as a captain for the Sun Devils indoor squad for the 2016 season. While at Arizona State, she was named a Scholar-Baller by the ASU athletics department for holding a grade point average of over 3.0 every semester. Through the Scholar-Baller program, Mazon served as a mentor at Cesar Chavez High School, teaching students from low-income families the benefits of a college education. Graduating with a cumulative GPA of 3.57, she was a named to the Dean’s List five times and is a recipient of the Arthur Ashe Jr. Award. She has volunteered with Chicanos Por La Causa and the Hispanic Women’s Corporation. Mazon plans to pursue a post-graduate degree in athletics administration with hopes of working in public relations or communications.