Posted: Monday, July 30, 2012
Media Contact:NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Headquarters has released the names of the 2011-2012 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award winners and three Rock Valley College student-athletes have earned academic awards.
Elliot Day (golf) earned the Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence (4.0 GPA) for the second year in a row. Emily Ollman (Women's Basketball) earned the award for Superior Academic Achievement (3.80 to 3.99 GPA), and Ryan Blume (Baseball) earned the award for Exemplary Academic Achievement (3.60 to 3.79 GPA).
Over 1,680 NJCAA student-athletes met the requirements for individual academic honors this season. The 2011-2012 season marks the 29th year the NJCAA has recognized the success of its student-athletes in the classroom.
Elliot Day Emily Ollman Ryan Blume