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Waubonsee Student-Athletes, Teams Recognized for Classroom Achievements

Twenty-three Waubonsee student-athletes and five Chiefs teams were recently recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their excellence in the classroom for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Of the 23 recognized individuals, two achieved the Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence with a 4.0 grade point average; seven were honored with the Superior Academic Achievement Award by attaining an overall grade point average of 3.8 to 3.99; and 14 received the Exemplary Academic Achievement Award with a grade point average between 3.6 and 3.79 overall. I

n addition, the the women’s cross country team finished sixth nationally among all NJCAA cross country squads with a team grade point average of 3.47 overall. Four other teams were recognized for achieving at least a 3.0 team grade point average to be among the NJCAA’s Academic Team of the Year nominees. They included volleyball, women’s tennis, women’s soccer and baseball.