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Jacques Lamoureux

School

Air Force Academy

Position
Forward
Major
Management
G
24
A
20
PTS
44
+/-
0

Classroom

Jacques Lamoureux maintains a 3.03 GPA entering his senior year at the Air Force Academy, including a 3.76 GPA in his management major. Lamoureux has been on the dean’s list three times and was on the superintendent’s list in 2007 for excellence in academics, military and athletics. This past summer, he was selected to travel to Washington D.C., in the Cadet Summer Research Program. Lamoureux worked in the Pentagon researching and analyzing data that pertains to combat effectiveness and deployments. For his work in the program, he received an award from the Air Force Academy.

Character

Lamoureux is the athletic officer in his squadron of approximately 100 people, responsible for the physical fitness and reconditioning program. This past summer, he was chosen to work the obstacle course during Basic Cadet Training, leading the incoming freshmen through the course. As a junior, he was chosen as the safety officer in his squadron and he also worked Combat Survival Training, leading underclassmen through a course of survival and navigational skills.

Community

Lamoureux has visited numerous schools in the Colorado Springs area, reading to youngsters, demonstrating the sport of hockey and talking about the importance of education and teamwork. Each of the past three years, he has volunteered with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in support of the Walk for the Cure and the JDRF’s annual Gala. This past spring, he volunteered for the MS Walk. While on leave this past summer, he volunteered for several summer hockey schools as a youth coach. In September 2010, he volunteered for the Academy’s Kid Force library event and spent the afternoon reading to kids and playing hockey with them. After overcoming a severe case of teenage depression during high school he was invited to speak for Yellow Ribbon Program and T.E.A.R.S programs to numerous other teenagers.

Competition

Lamoureux was selected as an assistant captain by his teammates for the 2009-10 season. He earned first-team all-league honors the past two seasons and last year he ranked third in the league and 13th in the nation in goals. In 2009, he was a finalist for Hockey Humanitarian Award for College Hockey’s finest citizen. After leading the nation in goals, game-winners and power-play goals in 2008-09, Lamoureux was named a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award. That same season, he was selected to the RBK/Coaches East Second-Team All-American team and was the Atlantic Hockey Association Player of the Year.