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MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Minnesota State University Moorhead women's soccer player Lindsey Micheletti has been named one of the five recipients of the Barbara J. Penny Community Scholarship, it was announced by the Minnesota State University Student Association on Wednesday.
Micheletti just completed her junior season at MSUM and will be a senior in the fall of 2015. During the past two seasons she has appeared in 34 games, starting 30 of them.
The $1,500 scholarship, which is awarded by the Penny Program, recognizes MnSCU students who "have demonstrated a commitment to community service and to promote their growth as community leaders."
A native of Eagan, Minn., Micheletti is pursuing a degree in communication studies with a minor in leadership. She has served as a volunteer soccer coach for the Special Olympics and is a founder of InSports Foundation, a nonprofit that creates opportunities for kids to be involved with sports. The InSports Foundation partnered with the Children's Miracle Network and American Cancer Society to raise money for athletes who are battling cancer. Her foundation also provided a three-day hockey camp in Fargo.