ST. LOUIS – Several Saint Louis University student-athletes were honored recently for their contributions outside the realm of competition.

Three Billikens were honored at the John Cook School of Business 2017 Excellence Awards on April 26, which recognized the outstanding achievements of business school students, alumni faculty and staff.

Men's soccer student-athlete Max Karcher was highlighted as a student-athlete. Here is what the business school had to say about Max:

A member of the SLU men's soccer team all four years, Max was on the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie team, the Atlantic 10 All-Academic team, the Atlantic 10 All-Conference second team and was on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll his entire SLU career. Max is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa. He interned for the past two summers at Stifel. Following graduation, Max will be working for First Trust Portfolios in Wheaton, Illinois.

Women's basketball student-athlete Jackie Kemph was highlighted from the department of accounting. Here is what the business school had to say about Jackie:

During her time at SLU, Jackie has served as the captain on the women's basketball team, is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership society. She tutors fellow student-athletes in finance and accounting, and has been on the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll as a scholar athlete. Last summer, Jackie was an intern with Wintrust Mortgage in Chicago, and this upcoming summer she will be interning at PWC in their tax department. Following graduation, Jackie will continue her education at the Cook School as part of our Masters of Accounting program.

Women's basketball student-athlete Erin Nelson was highlighted from the department of accounting. Here is what the business school had to say about Erin:

Erin serves as the president of Society of Human Resource Management and worked as a University Writing Services consultant, a student-athlete tutor, and a peer mentor for freshman student athletes. Erin also volunteers at Bryan Hill Elementary as a reading mentor.  Following graduation, Erin has accepted a position at Edward Jones in their Branch Development Rotational Development Program.

Additionally, field hockey student-athlete Monica Ryan is a member of SLU-TV. The organization won the Outstanding Organization Award at the Leadership and Service Awards ceremony on April 26.