July 17, 2023
WARNER, OKLA. – Connors State College is proud to announce that 13 of its student-athletes have been named a part of this year’s National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Academic All-America teams. This recognition highlights both their academic achievements and athletic abilities.
The NJCAA Academic All-America program acknowledges student-athletes who excel in both the classroom and their respective sports. To qualify for this honor, student-athletes must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.6 while demonstrating dedication to their sport.
The 13 student-athletes from Connors State College have exhibited a strong commitment to their academic pursuits while making significant contributions to their teams. This achievement reflects the college’s supportive environment, which enables students to thrive academically and athletically.
The 13 student-athletes to receive this honor from Connors State College are recognized below:
Elijah Alexander (Moore, OK), Baseball
Griffin Almond (Thornberry, Ontario), Baseball
Gavin Alveti (Searcy, AR), Baseball
Jaci Armond (Frisco, TX), Softball
Luca Boscarino (Mississauga, Ontario), Baseball
Brady Cerkownyk (Tornoto, Ontario), Baseball
Cage Edgmon (Collinsville, OK), Baseball
Rody Garcia (Nagua, Dominican Republic), Baseball
Andres Matias (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic), Baseball
Chase Pair (Red Oak, OK), Baseball
Luke Rolland (Pangburn, AR), Baseball
Blake Simpson (Toronto, Ontario), Baseball
Alex Springer (London, Ontario), Baseball
Peyton Dickerson (Corsicanna, TX) – Softball
Meliah Hunter (Fort Smith, AR) – Softball
Caitlyn Collier (Hobart, OK) – Softball
Karley Fewel (Oktaha, OK) – Softball
Addisyn Dalton (Stuart, OK) – Softball
“We are incredibly proud of our student-athletes for earning a place on the NJCAA Academic All-America team. Their exceptional performance in the classroom and on the field is a testament to their hard work. Congratulations to these outstanding individuals on this accomplishment.” remarked Dr. Ronald Ramming, President of Connors State College.
The Connors State College community joins in celebrating the accomplishments of these outstanding student-athletes and applauds them for their tremendous commitment to academic and athletic excellence.
About Connors State College:
Connors State College has a long history of providing the people of eastern Oklahoma with access to higher education. Since seating its first class of 17 students in 1908, the institution has grown into a comprehensive, multi-campus, two-year college that enrolls more than 3,000 students annually. To learn more about Connors State College or how to enroll, please visit connorsstate.edu.