Chowan Posts Record High 58 For D2ADA Academic Achievement Award
CLEVELAND, OHIO — The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) announced the 2019-20 recipients of the D2 ADA Academic Achievement Awards. The Academic Achievement Awards, in its 13th year, is a program that recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the Division II level.
Chowan posted 58 student-athletes to the list. Since 2012, Hawks student-athletes have seen that number increase from 14 to a new high 58. Last year a record 49 student-athletes made the list.
Full list of Chowan student-athletes to achieve award list below:
Danielle Acree, Grace Arredondo, Jahkeria Bagby, Slater Bender, Ravine Billy, Jackson Brooks, Brianna Bucksell, Robert Burns, Jaime Calcagno, Nathan Clifford, Mariah Coker, Nicholas Cooper, Tristan Council, Jeleah Delancy, EmaRae Flores, Raydarius Freeman, Jasmine Gibson, Alexis Grim, Sydney Henderson, Chris Hernandez, Jeffrey Hiner, Lindsee Howard, Sarah Hull, Brooklynne Johnson, Tyler Jones, Arina Karbolina, Hunter Kinion, Patrick Krack, Rebekah Langley, Julieta Lecce, Margarita Lopareva, Justin Lough, Harri Lovett, Carolina Lucci, Mikayla Luskin, Kerrin Mailhot, Marissa Mann, Brandon Mayhan, Meredith Morgan, Jordan Nicholson, Connor O'Brien, Shaine Olmstead, Shannon Park, Ugljesa Portic, Megan Reid, Corbin Robertson, Destiny Robinson, Inecia Rolle, Kelsey Sonntag, Lindsey Stigler, Elizabeth Stokes, Mackenzie Taggart, Jamal Thomas, Emily Trueman, Megan Vincent, Beth Walker, Robin Walsh, Brooke Woods-Pennell
In total, there were 15,226 student-athletes from 200 institutions recognized for the 2019-20 Academic Achievement Awards. These numbers shattered the records for highest number of participating institutions and the largest number of student-athletes being nominated since the award program's inception. A total of 788 Conference Carolinas student-athletes were honored.
"In a year when we can use all of the good news, the D2 ADA Officers and Board of Directors are proud to recognize the highest number of student-athletes with the Academic Achievement Award than ever before," said D2 ADA President JR Smith, director of athletics at Chadron State College. "The nominations also came from a record number of institutions, showcasing the passion and dedication of our Association and Division II as a whole."
Also, the student-athlete must:
- have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
- have attended a minimum of two years (four semesters) of college level work
- have been an active member of an intercollegiate team during his/her last academic year
To learn more and to see a full listing of the 2019-20 D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award recipients, please visit HERE.