The Rare Disease Champion Award is given to a leader in college football, individual or organization, who has realized his or her potential to make a positive and lasting impact on the rare disease community. Uplifting Athletes believes the accomplishments of all the finalists are admirable. The stories of adversity and triumph were not only inspiring to us as an organization, but also to the communities in which these leaders reside. Online voting ends January 31st.
Click on the links below to read the inspiring stories of the 2013 finalists:
University of Florida
U.S. Naval Academy
Humboldt State University
Penn State University
University of Oklahoma
Thanks for taking time to read the stories of all finalists. Uplifting Athletes believes they are all destined for success.
The poll is now closed. Stay tuned for the award winner to be announced.