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L&C Athletes Earn NJCAA Academic Awards

Article by: Paige Allen, (618) 468-3280,

GODFREY – Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers student athletes recently raked in academic awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

Students earn NJCAA All-Academic awards by grade point average. First Team is for students who make a 4.0 GPA. Second Team goes to those who have a 3.80-3.99 GPA, and Third Team is for students who have a 3.60-3.79 GPA.

Second Team All-Academic

GolfBrian Gebben, of Alton, Illinois

Third Team All-Academic

BaseballDavid Ertl, of Dundas, Ontario
Men’s SoccerNicholas Harper, of Belleville, Illinois; Lochlan Reus, of Gold Coast, Australia 
Women’s TennisJane Grieser, of Springfield, Illinois; Madeline Swiecicki, of Maryville, Illinois
Men’s TennisJared Smith, of Edwardsville, Illinois
Women’s BasketballJordann Wilson, of Alton, Illinois
VolleyballDenae White, of New Athens, Illinois

“We have a lot of talented players in the game and in the classroom,” said L&C Athletic Director Doug Stotler. “We are proud of these nine athletes for going above and beyond in their academics this past year.”

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