Purdue trustees honor Boilermaker Olympic medalists

United States' silver medalists Steele Johnson, right, and David Boudia, left, celebrate after the men's synchronized 10-meter platform diving final in the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
United States' silver medalists Steele Johnson, right, and David Boudia, left, celebrate after the men's synchronized 10-meter platform diving final in the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
Amanda Elmore returned to West Lafayette to talk about her Olympic experience (WLFI Photo).
Amanda Elmore returned to West Lafayette to talk about her Olympic experience (WLFI Photo).

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Four Olympians from Purdue University are being honored at their alma mater.

On Friday, Purdue trustees approved resolutions for Boilers who earned medals for the U.S. in the Rio Olympics.

Rowing Team member Amanda Elmore, divers David Boudia and Steele Johnson, and diving coach Adam Soldati were all recognized for their accomplishments.

The athletes will also be honored Saturday during the first quarter of Purdue’s homecoming football game against Iowa.

Prior to noon kickoff, Elmore and Johnson are scheduled to appear from 10:30-11:30 a.m. during a pregame event at Weist Plaza between Mackey Arena and Holloway Gymnasium. The event is free and open to the public.