Teron Powell Receives Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame Award from McDaniel College

Teron Powell of Baltimore (21229) received a bachelor's degree in 2002 from McDaniel College

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WESTMINSTER, MD (11/07/2012)(readMedia)-- Teron Powell of Baltimore (21229) receives the Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame award from McDaniel College. He received a bachelor's degree in 2002 from McDaniel College.

Presented annually during McDaniel's Homecoming, the Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame award is presented to a graduate and former athlete who has performed outstandingly as an undergraduate athlete and who has contributed to society since leaving the college.

Teron Powell competed in four sports, football, basketball, and indoor and outdoor track and field, during his time at the college. He was the starting wide receiver on multiple conference championship football teams and is listed in the college's current football records for all purpose yards, total points scored, pass receptions, pass reception touchdowns, touchdowns scored, kick return yards, and kick returns. He was honored as a selection to the All Centennial Conference First Team in 1999 and 2001 was a second team pick in 2000.

He was the 2001 conference champion in the triple jump, silver medalist for the triple jump in 1999 and 2000, and earned a championship in the 4x400 relay at Penn Relays and a conference championship in the 4x400 relay in 1999. In 2001–2002, he was the college's Defensive Player of the Year in basketball.

Powell is executive director at Silverman Treatment Solutions in Columbia, Md., and volunteers as a program director of the Girls Group Home, Girls Shelter, and Family Therapy Program.

For more information about McDaniel College, visit www.mcdaniel.edu.

McDaniel College, recognized nationally among "40 Colleges that Change Lives" and U.S. News top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 70 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs. Its hallmark faculty-student collaborations in research, teaching and mentoring plus hundreds of leadership and service opportunities enrich a lively learning experience that is rooted in a personalized interdisciplinary and global curriculum. Innovative January courses take students to points all over the world while McDaniel's degree-granting European campus offers a unique opportunity for international study at the only American university in Budapest, Hungary. A diverse and close-knit community of 1,600 undergraduates and 1,560 part-time graduate students, McDaniel also boasts a spectacular 160-acre hilltop campus in Westminster, Md., an hour or less from Baltimore, D.C., the Chesapeake Bay, an Amtrak station and BWI international airport.