John A. Mayes – Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee (EDAC) Scholarship
The John A. Mayes – Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee (EDAC) Scholarship provides an annual scholarship of $2,300 to a qualified entry-level athletic training student from a diverse ethnic background.
About Mr. Mayes:
John Mayes, a certified athletic trainer, is the CEO of the C.A.E.O.S. Foundation Inc., an organization created to assist ethnically diverse students in accessing educational opportunities through sports participation. Formerly the director of Athletic Training/Sports Medicine at Prairie View A&M University, Mr. Mayes earned the Master’s degree from PVAMU in 1993. Throughout his career, Mr. Mayes has worked tirelessly to champion ethnic diversity initiatives and to promote health care and higher education in the minority community. He served as the national liaison to the National Athletic Trainers Association’s Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee and his outstanding leadership efforts have been recognized with the NATA Service Award and articles in The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, NATA News Journal and the AMA Health Care Career News.
2015 Yuki Uemura, University of Utah
2014 Danielle Enrique, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2013 Suzie Aparicio, AT Still University
2012 Dominique Starr, Wright State University
2011 Seth Byers, University of Utah
2010 Noritioshi Shirakawa, Louisiana State University
2009 Masahiro Takahagi, Methodist University
Amount Received: $50,000
John A. Mayes, ATC