Five Sinclair Student/Athletes Earn NJCAA All-Academic Honors

Immediate Release –Sports

June 24, 2015

Five Sinclair Student/Athletes Earn NJCAA All-Academic Honors

Dayton, OH – Sinclair Community College and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) is pleased to announce the following student/athletes earning Academic honors for 2014-15.

During the 2014-15 academic year, the NJCAA saw 58,531 student-athletes compete on 3,461 teams in 28 different sports. A record 3.31 percent of individuals competing in the association qualified for an academic award which is only available to student/athletes that have accumulated at least 45 semester credit hours or 60 quarter credit hours with a minimum of a 3.60 grade-point average.

Sinclair had 5 sophomore student/athletes earning All-Academic honors:

Exemplary Academic Achievement Award:

Baseball          Mitch Asman (Cincinnati Elder H.S.)

Volleyball       Rebecca Moyer (Valley View H.S.)

Superior Academic Achievement Award:

Volleyball       Carly Butler (Little Miami H.S.)

Volleyball       Tiffany Jordan (National Trail H.S.)

Softball           Kelly Wood (Northmont H.S.)

Below is a listing of the three NJCAA Academic Student/Athlete Awards with the qualifying grade-point average for each honor:

Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence: 4.00 GPA
Superior Academic Achievement Award: 3.80-3.99 GPA
Exemplary Academic Achievement Award: 3.60-3.79 GPA

Special recognition goes out to sophomore Kelly Wood of the Softball team, as she earned a perfect 4.0 GPA for the 2014-15 academic year.

For more information on the NJCAA Academic Student/Athlete Awards: http://njcaa.org/newsArticle.cfm?articleId=24785