Undergraduate Student Caroline J. Carnero Awarded Scholarship from the American Association of the Improvement of Boxing


Caroline J. Carnero is an elite amateur boxer and a three-time NJ Golden Gloves Champion. She participated in the Road to Rio Olympic Qualifiers, USA Nationals, and Golden Gloves National tournaments.  Throughout her amateur boxing career, Caroline became passionate about nutrition and decided to return to Montclair State University to pursue becoming a Registered Dietitian.  Since then, Caroline has been on the Dean’s List every semester and is now Treasurer for the Montclair State Dietetics Organization.  As a scholar-athlete with great accomplishments thus far, the American Association of the Improvement of Boxing (AAIB) awarded her with a $3,000 scholarship and invited her to attend their 2017 Celebrity Golf Outing as their scholarship winner. AAIB Scholarships provide the only financial assistance in the country to amateur boxers who attend college and are able to balance their training in boxing.  AAIB Scholars are hard-working students and community members as well as disciplined athletes.