NJCAA headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO has released the names of the 2013-2014 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards and All Academic Teams. Over 1,700 student-athletes met the requirements for individual academic honors.
The requirements for these NJCAA achievement awards are as follows:
Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence for 4.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale.
Exemplary Academic Achievement for 3.60 to 3.79 on a 4.00 scale.
Eastern Wyoming College student-athlete Kailee Duryea, women’s volleyball, Steamboat Springs, CO received the Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence for having a perfect 4.0 grade point average during her career at EWC. Holly Heil, women’s volleyball, from Ord, NE, and Brittany Cross, women’s basketball, Orlando, FL, received the Exemplary Academic Achievement award.
The 2013-2014 season marks 31 years the NJCAA has recognized the success of its student-athletes in the classroom. With minimal changes, the NJCAA academic awards program has been in place since 1983.