Lewis Named To Community Of Champions

IRVING, Texas – Oklahoma State’s Andrew Lewis has been honored as Oklahoma State’s 2010 Winter Chick-fil-A Community of Champions recipient, it was announced today by the Big 12 Conference.

An offensive lineman on the Cowboy football team, Lewis was honored based on his exceptional fulfillment of criteria in the areas of academics, community service and leadership/sportsmanship.

Lewis, a native of Joplin, Mo., helped lead the Cowboys to a 9-4 record and a Cotton Bowl berth in 2009. He ended his career with a streak of 37 consecutive starts on the offensive line and starred on some of the top offenses in history. During his career, he helped pave the way for to lead the Big 12 in rushing each of his four seasons and record three-straight 1,000-yard rushers for just the second time in school history.

In the classroom, Lewis graduated in 3 ½ years with a degree in business management and a minor in marketing and then last December, he picked up a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration. He was a two-time Academic All-Big 12 First Team honoree.

Also actively involved on campus and in the community, Lewis was a volunteer at Stillwater’s Warren Clinic, assisting patients with outpatient care, including ER and medical insurance needs. He was also involved with the Harvest II food drive, Pete’s Partners Club and as a speaker at Sunnybrook Christian Church.

The Big 12 Conference, in conjunction with Chick-fil-A, names one student-athlete from each conference institution to the Community of Champions during the fall, winter and spring terms.

will be awarded $3,000 from Chick-fil-A for Lewis’s efforts in earning this honor.

Updated 02-12-2010

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