Eleven Panola College student athletes have been named on a NJCAA All-Academic Team.
Student athletes from around the nation contributed to a new NJCAA record as 6,656 participants earned a spot on one of the three NJCAA All-Academic teams.
Student-athletes are eligible to earn academic honors by achieving an overall GPA of 3.60 or higher. The criteria for the three All-Academic teams are First Team: 4.00 GPA; Second Team: 3.80-3.99 GPA; and Third Team: 3.60-3.79 GPA.
Panola College All-Academic First Team athletes include: in baseball — Hayden Collins of Cypress; Thomas Grilli of Toronto, Canada; and Edward William of Garrison. In volleyball — Hannah Floyd of League City.
Panola College All-Academic Second Team athletes include: in baseball — Jarret Whorff of Winnsboro.
Panola College All-Academic Third Team athletes include: in baseball — Blaine Parker of Hallsville; Cameron Stansberry of Port Neches; Chase Hodges of Bossier City; Raphael LeBlanc of Trois-Rivers, Canada. In basketball: Alicja Falkowska of Lomianki, Poland; Maryia Adashchyk of Minsk, Belarus.
Three Panola College teams were also recognized as 2018-19 NJCAA Academic Teams of the Year by achieving a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher as a team. Teams honored were baseball, women’s basketball and volleyball.
“We are honored to have athletic teams and student athletes who work hard not only in their sport, but also in academics,” said Don Clinton, Panola College Athletic Director and Vice President of Student Success.