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Tuscaloosa, Alabama – Student athletes at Shelton State Community College were recently acknowledged for their academic achievement in the 2017-18 academic year.


The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) honors students 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 honored with these distinctions.


First Team:

Leslie Brogden                                                  Softball

Christopher Carpenter                                   Baseball

Erin Claborn                                                       Softball

Randall Coxwell                                                Men’s Basketball

Christopher Farquhar                                     Baseball

Margaret Robinson                                         Women’s Basketball

Haley Thorpe                                                     Softball


Second Team:

Austin Bohannon                                             Baseball

Ashton Hill                                                           Softball

Austin Kitterman                                              Baseball

Alexander London                                           Baseball


Third Team:

Katheryn Clifton                                               Softball

Dana Echols                                                        Women’s Basketball

Brady Johnson                                                  Baseball

Kendall Johnson                                               Women’s Basketball

Cameron Jones                                                 Men’s Basketball

Savanah Langston                                            Softball

Jordan LeNoir                                                    Women’s Basketball

Bria Smiley                                                          Softball

Baleigh Terry                                                      Softball

Sawyer Walker                                                  Baseball


In addition to individual student awards, Shelton State Women’s Basketball and Softball were named as 2017-18 NJCAA All-Academic Teams.  Women’s Basketball earned this recognition with an overall team GPA of 3.31 and Softball with a team average of 3.40.


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