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Former Wolf Pack Standout Turned Aspiring Filmmaker

Former Wolf Pack rifle team member Heather Horn served as the official photographer at the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl and climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Now she has turned her talents to filmmaking and will be earning her master's degree in film production from Chapman University's Dodge College of Film & Media Arts on May 18. As part of her master's coursework, she served as director of photography on two films - Sarah Through the Wall and Mothership - that are available for public viewing.

The films can be viewed on the Chapman website and are up for Chapman's "Cecil Awards," an awards ceremony honoring the top films as voted on by students, faculty and friends.

You can see Horn's work and rate her films by visiting Chapman's website. You will have to register for a guest ID and will receive an email verification to be able to log in. Once you receive that email, you can see all of the films under Cecil Awards on the left side of the page. Scroll through the films to find Mothership and Sarah Through the Walls.

Horn shot for the Wolf Pack rifle team from 2006-10 and graduated from the University of Nevada with her degree in journalism in 2010.

Hope you enjoy seeing what a former member of the Wolf Pack is doing now that her time in college athletics is over.

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NCAA President Congratulates Men's Golf, Rifle

We announced that the Wolf Pack men's golf and rifle teams had received the NCAA Public Recognition Award earlier this summer for having an Academic Progress Rate in the top 10 percent in the nation in their sports, but today we received a nice note of congratulations from NCAA President Mark Emmert to congratulate the teams on their academic achievement:


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Directors of Athletics

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of Institutions Sponsoring


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NCAA Division I Sports


Senior Compliance Administrators

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Senior Woman Administrators

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FROM:    Mark Emmert 
                NCAA President.
 
SUBJECT:    2011-12 Public Recognition Award Memorandum. 

I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate your institution's recipients of the NCAA Public Recognition Award.  This honor is bestowed on teams with an NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rate in the top 10 percent of all squads in their respective sports.  The following list notes those teams at your institution that received this distinction.  A letter has been sent to each of the head coaches noted below acknowledging this academic success.

University of Nevada

Men's Golf





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Thank you for your leadership and support of the academic reform efforts.  These teams represent intercollegiate athletics at its best.  Once again, I congratulate you, the head coach, team, student-athletes, athletics department and institution for the outstanding academic achievements of these teams.