June 11, 2018

Student-Athletes Recognized for Prestigious Academic Awards

Kishwaukee College student-athletes are recognized for prestigious NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards and Arrowhead Conference All-Academic Excellence Awards. A total of 27 student-athletes were recognized for their outstanding achievements in the classroom during the 2017-2018 season.

The NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards recipients are required to compete in at least one sport while completing 24 or more cumulative hours. Students who earn between 3.60-3.79 cumulative grade point average receive Third Team Honors; those who earn a 3.80-3.99 cumulative grade point average receive Second Team Honors; those who earn 4.0 cumulative grade point average earn First Team Honors.

Kishwaukee College is proud to announce the 2017-2018 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award recipients: Abigail Kerns, Rochelle, Second Team Honors; and Thomas Hansen, Genoa, Second Team Honors; Taniya Ritenour, Milledgeville, Third Team Honors; Larisa Smits, McHenry, Third Team Honors; Ashley Kerns, Rochelle, Third Team Honors; Danielle Stiles, DeKalb, Third Team Honors; Alissa Lacko, Genoa, Third Team Honors; and Caleb Gould, Rochelle, Third Team Honors.

The Arrowhead Conference All-Academic Excellence Award recipients are required to compete in at least one sport while maintaining full time status in both fall and spring semesters and earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. The Kishwaukee College student-athletes recognized for the 2017-2018 Arrowhead Conference All-Academic Excellence Awards are:

Kayti Beauchamp, Genoa, Womens Softball

Shaylee Clow, LeRoy, Womens Softball

Elizabeth Cursio, Shabbona, Womens Softball

Madison Hunt, Sycamore, Womens Volleyball

Shelbie Jackson, Wood River, Womens Softball

Abigail Kerns, Rochelle, Womens Basketball

Alissa Lacko, Genoa, Womens Volleyball

Herwine Lamelus, Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, Womens Basketball

Maddison Qualls, LeRoy, Womens Softball

Taniya Ritenour, Milledgeville, Womens Volleyball

Alexia Rogalevich, Round Lake, Womens Softball

Taelor Schmitz, Island Lake, Womens Softball

Larisa Smits, McHenry, Womens Softball

Danielle Stiles, DeKalb, Womens Basketball

Alexandria Turner, Shabbona, Womens Volleyball

Addison Wetzel, Ashton, Womens Softball

Hailey White, Oregon, Womens Softball & Womens Volleyball

Cayla Winters, Genoa, Womens Basketball

Caleb Gould, Rochelle, Basketball

Landon Griffith, Rochelle, Basketball

Tommy Hansen, Genoa, Baseball

Jonathan Hook, Coral Springs, FL, Baseball

Troy Johnson, Chicago, Basketball

Trevor Sanchez, Port Cristobal, FL, Baseball

Dylan Smith, Farina, Baseball