Boston Globe West: "National Honor for Bentley Grad"

Terry Carleton received his Academic All-America Hall of Fame award from CoSIDA President Shelley Poe
Terry Carleton received his Academic All-America Hall of Fame award from CoSIDA President Shelley Poe

Terry Carleton, a 1977 graduate and the former chair of the Bentley University Board of Trustees, was recently inducted into the Capital One Academic All-America Hall of Fame. Boston Globe sports correspondent Lenny Megliola profiled Terry in this article that appeared in the Boston Globe West on June 15.

By Lenny Megliola  | GLOBE CORRESPONDENT

It was a momentous night for Terry Carleton, but what meant more to the 59-year-old Needham resident was the opportunity to give voice to his beloved Bentley University.

Monday night in Orlando, Carleton was inducted into the Capital One Academic All-American Hall of Fame by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

"It was an awesome, humbling experience," said Carleton, a member of the Waltham university's board of trustees.

"You're entering a small fraternity of just a few hundred."

And most of the inductees are from Division 1 schools. 

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