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Shelton State Community College Athletes Recognized for Academic Achievement

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July 18, 2022 – Student athletes at Shelton State Community College were recently acknowledged for their academic achievement in the 2021-22 academic year.


The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) recognizes student-athletes for their dedication in the classroom on the NJCAA All-Academic Teams and honors them with one of three NJCAA All-Academic Student-Athlete Awards according to the following qualifying grade-point averages:


NJCAA All-Academic First Team: 4.00 GPA

NJCAA All-Academic Second Team: 3.80-3.99 GPA

NJCAA All-Academic Third Team: 3.60-3.79 GPA


The Shelton State student athletes listed below were awarded.


First Team:

Allen Davis                    Baseball

Matti Morrow              Softball

Gracie Vanderford       Softball

Toni West                      Women’s Basketball

Emry Wright                 Softball



Second Team:

Rachel Early                  Women’s Basketball

Eli Medford                   Baseball

Carson Mitchell            Baseball

Warren Ruddman        Baseball

Skyla Wright                 Softball


Third Team:

Kyle Chastine                Baseball

Hannah Collinsworth  Softball

Graham Duncan           Baseball

Georgia Gerichten       Softball

Jack Hoppenjans          Baseball

Garrett Mangione        Baseball

Maddie Taylor              Softball

AJ Taylor                        Softball

Nya Valentine              Women’s Basketball


The College congratulates these outstanding athletes on their accomplishments both on the playing field and off.


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