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North Delta’s Zak Buis was among the winners at the Academic Student-Athlete of the Year Awards at Bishop’s University.

The fourth-year football linebacker was given the Male Academic Student-Athlete Award.

Buis posted an 85 per cent average over the past two years while completing his BA in English.

He was named an Academic All-Canadian in 2009-10.

On the field, Buis made 16 tackles, one interception and a sack in nine games.

After completing his career at Bishop’s in December, he joined the Saint-Etienne Giants’ French second division.

Bishop’s University is located in Lennoxville, Quebec.

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