WORCESTER – Joseph Igoe was recently honored at the WPI Athletics annual banquet.
The WPI athletic department recently honored all of its 20 varsity teams which encompasses over 600 student-athletes at its annual awards banquet. During the festivities, 11 student-athletes were presented with major awards. These accolades highlight some of the best varsity student-athletes at WPI who excel both in the classroom and in their respective sports.
The night was highlighted by two top award winners; Swimming & Diving’s Andrew Bauer who captured the Melvin G. Massucco Award and Women’s Basketball’s Priscilla Dunphy who brought home the Varsity Club Award. The night also included the honorees of the Ray Cherenzia Award which highlights each teams “unsung hero”.
Igoe received the Ray Cherenzia ’73 Award in football.
Presented to a member of each varsity team that exemplifies the spirit of an “Unsung Hero” – who works hard every day, puts the team first over their personal goals, who does the little things without much recognition, yet are vital to their team’s success in competition, in the classroom and in the community.
The award recipients must represent their program and the university in a respected and dignified manner.
Founded in 1865 in Worcester, WPI is one of the nation’s first engineering and technology universities. Its 14 academic departments offer more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, business, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts, leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.