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WC Student-Athletes earn National Academic Awards

The National Junior College Athletic Association has released its All-Academic Student-Athlete Awards for the 2017-18 year, and 11 Weatherford College honorees are on the list.

Women’s basketball player Dovile Strimaityte is a first team honoree with a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the year. Strimaityte was a second team honoree in 2016-17 as well.

Kayla Hunter and Faith Norman, both basketball players, earned second team honors with GPAs between 3.80 and 3.99.

Third team (3.60 to 3.79) designation went to Analiese Galdeano, Dakota Gatton and Casson Rasmussen from the softball team and Ty Bowring, Blake Burns, Preston Edison, Grayson Gieser and Anthony Ramirez from the baseball team.

The women’s basketball team and baseball team each earned honorable mention Academic Team of the Year honors as well. Women’s basketball had a 3.18 team GPA and baseball a 3.12.