Lafayette seniors celebrate their competitive careers at annual awards presentation
Winners of Department of Athletics four major awards to be announced at May 22 ceremony
Award given annually to senior who represents the Lafayette ideal
Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year Mark Ross '14 earns perfect 4.0 during fall semester
Senior swimmer and football player recognized at annual banquet
2013: Nominated for the America Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Good Works Team for individuals who make outstanding contributions in the areas of volunteerism and civic involvement...has earned early acceptance into the Teach For America program beginning in the fall of 2014...started every game of the season on the offensive line...named the Maroon Club Scholar Athlete of the Year...earned Academic All-American Honors...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll with 3.93 semester gpa.
2012: Started all 11 games on the offensive line earning his second varsity letter...named to the Capital One Academic All-District II Team and FCS Athletic Directors Association Academic All-Star Team...Academic All-Patriot League selection...named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll and Dean's List with a 4.0 semester GPA...garnered the James F. Bryant '40 Award for combined achievement in academics, athletics and volunteerism and also claimed the Gilbert Award for excellence in English, which is his secondary academic concentration.
2011: Played in 10 games, while starting six at right guard...earned his first varsity letter...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll and Dean's List with a 3.68 semester GPA.
2010: Played in three games for the Leopards...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll after posting a 3.77 GPA in the fall semester...suffered a back injury in the spring that forced him to miss the Maroon-White Spring Game.
AT HUNTERDON CENTRAL: Honor Roll student and National Honor Society member...collected Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholar Award...earned Jack Stephan college scholarship during his senior year, beating out 29 other seniors...scholar-athlete award winner and member of Chinese National Honor Society...served as editor of school newspaper and was a class council member...two-sport athlete in football (offensive and defensive line) and wrestling (heavyweight)...three-year varsity letterwinner in football and team was a state playoff qualifier in 2009 when he earned First-Team All-County, All-Conference, All-Area, All-West Jersey and All-Group IV honors...as a junior, was named First-Team All-County and All-Conference and was Third-Team All-Area and All-West Jersey for a state-qualifying team...as a sophomore, was a letterwinner on the offensive line for a state champion...in wrestling, won three letters and was a First-Team All-County and All-Conference selection while winning the District 17 title.
PERSONAL: Son of Christian and Holly Bormann...has two younger sisters, Kathryn and Caroline...born 5/31/92...is an EXCEL Scholar at Lafayette...volunteers at the Easton Area Senior Center...works as a Teach For America Rising Leaders fellow...serves as a peer mentor in the College's Academic Tutoring and Training Information Center.