ATLANTA (March 5, 2020) — Kasey Hughes of Baldwin Wallace University is the recipient of the 2020 Charles T. Stoner Law Scholarship Award, announced by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association today.
The $1,000 Charles T. Stoner Law Scholarship Award, named for and presented by Stoner, a former legal consultant to the WBCA, is given annually to one female collegiate basketball player who intends to pursue a career in law.
"Congratulations to Kasey Hughes, the WBCA’s 2020 recipient of the Charles T. Stoner Law Scholarship, said WBCA Executive Director Danielle Donehew. “Kasey has proven to be an astute student and a great competitor on the basketball court. While at Baldwin Wallace, she has learned invaluable lessons that will allow her to succeed in her future endeavors. The WBCA community of coaches wishes Kasey our best as she pursues a law degree and in her future work to serve society.”
Hughes is an All-Ohio Athletic Conference honorable mention and two-time Academic All-OAC honoree. This season, she is shooting 38.9 in field goal percentage while also placing second and third on the team with 2.4 assists and 1.2 steals per game, respectively. Hughes is majoring in public relations at Baldwin Wallace and plans to attend law school after graduation.
The Charles T. Stoner Law Scholarship Award was first presented in 1996. Visit www.wbca.org/recognize/ to see a list of past recipients.
About the WBCA
Founded in 1981, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association is the professional association for coaches of women's and girls' basketball at all levels of competition. The WBCA offers educational resources that coaches need to help make themselves better leaders, teachers and mentors to their players; provides opportunities for coaches to connect with peers in the profession; serves as the unifying voice of a diverse community of coaches to the organizations that control the game; and celebrates those coaches, players and other individuals who excel each year and contribute to the advancement of the sport. Visit www.WBCA.org for more details about the Association.