NORTHBROOK, Ill. - Rising senior Kyle Feldman has been announced as a nominee for the Allstate American Football Coaches Association "Good Works" team in selections announced Tuesday by the AFCA.
Feldman, a wide receiver/tight end, is 132 nominees for the Good Works team. The award recognizes the selfless contributions that college football student-athletes make across the nation.
This is the 20th year that the AFCA has honored football players for their work in the community and the award is considered the highest community service honor a player can earn.
Feldman earned Capital One All-District III honors for the Hornets last season after making four catches for 46 yards in nine games.
A Doctor of Physical Therapy candidate, Feldman earned a 3.92 GPA as a undergraduate student. He starts the PT grad program this fall.
Off the field, he is Feldman serves as the president of Circle K, "The Swarm" (Shenandoah's spirit club) and SHH (Students Helping Honduras).
Feldman also is a member of the Health Professions Organization, VP of Service for the Citizen Scholar program, a Student Ambassador, the Alpha Lambda Delta Historian, Alpha Chi and received the Gerald A Goodman Award from the Kiwanis Club for Circle K.
In January, Feldman was inducted into the Omicron Delta Kappa leadership and the Psi Chi Psychology honor societies.
He has participated in numerous service projects, including Students Helping Honduras, Harvest of Hope and being an Evans Home Volunteer.
Finally, he has been named to the Deans List four times and USA South All-Academic the past three years.
"This is a tremendous honor for Kyle," head coach Paul Barnes said. "To even be nominated is an honor and speaks to how much he has given back to the community. We do our community service as a team, and Kyle is an example of the efforts all of our players put out in giving back.
"We are very proud of the work that Kyle does in the classroom, in the community and on the field."