INA, Ill. (June 10, 2014) – Rend Lake College has nominated four student-athletes and five teams for their high academic achievement in the 2013-14 year. The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) will honor the students in upcoming weeks.
Two academic standouts come from the RLC Softball team. Abbie Lehman (Marissa) and Fallon Clayton (Anna) are nominated for the NJCAA Superior Academic Achievement Award, given to student-athletes who earn a 3.80 - 3.99 GPA. Lehman is a sophomore catcher who finished the year with a 3.96 GPA. Clayton, a sophomore shortstop, rounded up the year with a 3.81 GPA.
|Abbie Lehman||Fallon Clayton|
Also from the RLC Softball team is sophomore Haley Miller (Rockport, Ind.) who is nominated for the Exemplary Academic Achievement Award. Students who receive the Exemplary Award have GPAs between 3.60 and 3.79. Miller, a right-handed catcher, had a 3.76 GPA. The fourth student nominated is sophomore golfer Travis Waninger (Chrisney, Ind.). He finished the year with a 3.69 GPA.
|Haley Miller||Travis Waninger|
For the second year in a row, the RLC softball team, coached by Dave Ellingsworth, came in on top among RLC’s teams with a combined GPA of 3.31. Other RLC teams nominated based on GPA include Women’s Tennis (3.2), Men’s Golf (3.19), Women’s Volleyball (3.12), and Women’s Golf (3.07).
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