Student athletes recognized for their work in the classroom

Twenty-two Holmes Community College student athletes received postseason academic honors from the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges while 12 of those were also recognized nationally by the National Junior College Athletic Association.

Sixty-seven student athletes finished the 2013 Fall Semester with a 3.4 GPA or higher while Forty-three student athletes finished the 2014 Spring Semester with a GPA of 3.4 or higher at semester's end while 48 maintained the 3.4 GPA for the entire 2013-14 school year.

The Spring 2014 Semester Scholar Athletes included: Jared Bailey, Trey Goff, Kaitlyn Morgan and J.P. Zeigler, baseball; Alexis Jackson, women's basketball; Kimberly Ables, Allen Campbell, Bridget Hancock, Kaitlyn Howell, James David Ingram, Mary Margaret Johnson, Paul McCain and Shelby Soyars, cheer; Cole Ballard, Nick Glover, Ben Hickman, Labrandon Hill and Matt Spencer; Daniel Hanna, Ryan Hudson and Brad Simpson, men's soccer; Aija Baker, Mara Baker, Lenya Hendley, Liz Petro, Kelsi Swann, Courtney Vosika and Emma Warren, women's soccer; Leann Boyles, Tam Jenkins, Kelsey Kelly, Samantha Meadows and Brett Whitlock, softball; Will Godfrey, Justin Sawyer and Connor Wilson, men's tennis; Laurie Alvis, Liz Petro, Jennifer Rule, Anna Shores and Katie Wood, women's tennis; and Dalton Burton, Brooke Pullen and William Jones, trainers.

The Fall 2013 Semester Scholar Athletes (3.4 GPA or higher at semester's end) included: Jared Bailey, Trey Goff, Kaitlyn Morgan, Cody Sartin and J.P. Zeigler, baseball; Kimberly Ables, Bridget Hancock, Kaitlyn Howell, James David Ingram, Kelsee Ledbetter and Shelby Soyars, cheer; Talbot Buys, Kris Givens, Nick Glover, Ben Hickman, Payne Horan, Daniel Huffines, Coy Sorenson, Matt Spencer and Quay Watt; Tyler James and Taylor Worsham, golf; William Bailey, Andrew Barry, Peyton Campbell, Hugh Cobb, Daniel Hanna, Ryan Harris, Ryan Hudson, Hayden Quimby, Jesus Rink and Brad Simpson, men's soccer; Aija Baker, Mara Baker, Jenna Ceravolo, Katie Coakley, Melissa Miller, Kelsi Swann, Courtney Vosika and Emma Warren, women's soccer; Leann Boyles, Lauren Frantom, Michelle Gregory, Shelby Hoover, Tam Jenkins, Kelsey Kelly, Samantha Meadows, Taylor Neely, Katherine Pennington, Nicole Waltman and Brett Whitlock, softball; Will Godfrey, Rami Jamileh, Dylan Throgmorton and Connor Wilson, men's tennis; Laurie Alvis, Lori Nesbitt, Jennifer Rule, Anna Shores and Katie Wood, women's tennis; and Sarah Burdine, Dalton Burton, William Jones, Deandra Nious and Brooke Pullen, trainers.

The 2013-14 Scholar Athletes of the Year (3.4 GPA or higher at semester's end) included: Jared Bailey and Kaitlyn Morgan, baseball; Justin McCleary and Dayshawn Watkins, men's basketball; Kimberly Ables, Allen Campbell, Bridget Hancock, Kaitlyn Howell, James David Ingram, Paul McCain, Clint McNeil, Katie Medine and Shelby Soyars, cheer; Talbot Buys, Kris Givens, Ben Hickman, Payne Horan, Daniel Huffines, Coy Sorenson and Matt Spencer, football; Tyler James, golf; Daniel Hanna, Ryan Hudson and Brad Simpson, men's soccer; Aija Baker, Mara Baker, Katie Coakley, Lenya Hendley, Liz Petro, Kelsi Swann, Courtney Vosika and Emma Warren, women's soccer; Leann Boyles, Michelle Gregory, Shelby Hoover, Tam Jenkins, Kelsey Kelly, Samantha Meadows, Katherine Pennington and Brett Whitlock, softball; Justin Sawyer, men's tennis; Laurie Alvis, Liz Petro, Jennifer Rule, Anna Shores and Katie Wood, women's tennis; and Dalton Burton, Brooke Pullen and William Jones, trainers.

Recognized for MACJC Academic All-State (3.25 GPA or higher) were: Trey Goff, baseball; Dayshawn Watkins and Tamarico Wilson, men's basketball; Kris Givens, football; Tyler James, golf; Daniel Hanna and Ryan Harris, men's soccer; Jenna Ceravolo, Brooke Lawrence and Liz Petro, women's soccer; Michelle Gregory, Kelsey Kelly, Samantha Meadows and Katherine Pennington, softball; Will Godfrey and Rami Jamileh, men's tennis; and Liz Petro, women's tennis.

Recognized for MACJC Distinguished Academic All-State (3.8 GPA or higher) were: Jared Bailey, baseball; Matt Spencer, Talbot Buys and Daniel Huffines, football; Ryan Hudson, men's soccer; and Kelsi Swann, women's soccer.

Recognized for the NJCAA Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement (3.6 to 3.79 GPA) were: Tyler James, golf; Samantha Meadows and Katherine Pennington, softball; Jenna Ceravolo and Liz Petro, women's tennis; Liz Petro, women's tennis; and Daniel Hanna, men's soccer.

Recognized for the NJCAA Award for Superior Academic Achievement (3.8 to 3.99 GPA) were: Ryan Hudson, men's soccer; Talbot Buys and Matt Spencer, football; and Kelsi Swann, women's soccer.

Recognized for the NJCAA Award for Pinnacle Academic Achievement (4.0 GPA) were Jared Bailey, baseball and Daniel Huffines, football.

Team awards from the MACJC (overall GPA of 2.5) included: men's basketball (2.58 GPA), football (2.59 GPA), baseball (2.86 GPA), men's soccer (2.88 GPA), softball (2.91 GPA), women's tennis (3.08 GPA), women's soccer (3.15 GPA), men's tennis (3.15 GPA) and golf (3.31 GPA).

Team awards from the NJCAA (overall GPA of 3.0) included: women's tennis (3.08 GPA), women's soccer (3.15 GPA), men's tennis (3.15 GPA) and golf (3.31 GPA).

 

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