Holmes athletes recognized for their work in the classroom

Holmes athletes recognized for their work in the classroom

Holmes Community College, the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges and the National Junior College Athletic Association recently announced academic honors for the 2015-16 athletes.

Fall 2015 semester honors (3.4 GPA or higher) included: Adam Alexander and Dalton Burton, athletic trainers; Shelby Craddock, Cody Greer, Michael Harrison, Tyler Hines, Ben Hudson, Drew Pankratz and Brodie Threet, baseball; Gerald Glass and D'Angelo Richardson, men's basketball; Cortrice Golden, Qu'Sheba Henderson, Ariel Hilliard and Akia Washington, women's basketball; Cheyenne Bennett, Kaylie Carpenter, James Cobb, Thad Hicks, Mary Menger Jones, Katherine Middleton, Haley Pate, Lane Spell, Taylor Sullivan and Christina White, cheerleading; Tyler Barnes, A'Darius Benson, Buddy Benson, Dejerric Bryant, Marchelos Chase, Montez Hairston, Tripp Janssen, Austin Killion, Brandon Poore, Kyle Settlemir, Kesner Spencer and Orrin Walsh, football; Jaylon George, Luis Hernandez, Cody Kirtley, Timothy Nations, Oscar Olguin, Jesus Rink and Bradley Smith, men's soccer; Samantha Abrams, Kaitlyn Bryant, Kaylee Butts, Mary Katherine Campbell, Sydney Green, Kylee Laird, Jaci Murphy, Jessica Orcutt and Catherine Petro, women's soccer; Reagan Aldridge, Rachel Bond, Bayle Bryant, Torey Daniels, Anna Garza, Kayla Gilmore, Hayden Grantham, Tara Grantham, Shelby Hoover, Kaitlin Jones, Kaleia Lillis, Karley Poindexter, Micah Redd, Reagan Walker and Whitney Walker, softball; Samuel Cain and Owen Taylor, men's tennis; and Kaylan Cooper and Brittany Graham, women's tennis.

Spring 2016 semester honors (3.4 GPA or higher) included: Adam Alexander, Parker Beall and Adam Weaver, athletic trainers; Shelby Craddock, Michael Harrison, Tyler Hines, Ben Hudson, Corbin Jamison, Powell McCaleb, Drew Pankratz and Christian Smith, baseball; Gerald Glass, Ryan McLaurin, D'Angelo Richardson and Xavier Williams, men's basketball; Akia Washington, women's basketball; Cheyenne Bennett, Kaylie Carpenter, James Cobb, Mary Menger Jones, Haley Pate, Kaitlyn Sloan, Lane Spell, Raven Stegall and Christina White, cheerleading; Tyler Barnes, Cornell Gandy, Montez Hairston, Jalen Thomas and Anthony Walker, football; Yoel Bacalloa, Jaylon George, Luis Hernandez, Cody Kirtley and Oscar Olguin, men's soccer; Dominique Butler, Kaylee Butts, Mary Katherine Campbell, Jaci Murphy and Catherine Petro, women's soccer; Reagan Aldridge, Rachel Bond, Courtland Crutchfield, Anna Garza, Kayla Gilmore, Hayden Grantham, Shelby Hoover, Kaitlin Jones, Kaleia Lillis, Blair Little, Karley Poindexter, Micah Redd, Reagan Walker and Whitney Walker, softball; Fred Johnston, Nick Robertson and Owen Taylor, men's tennis; and Savanna Bell, Oddysey Brewer, Kaylan Cooper and Allie Furdge, women's tennis.

Honors (3.4 or higher) for the 2015-16 school year included: Parker Beall and Dalton Burton, athletic trainers; Shelby Craddock, Michael Harrison, Tyler Hines, Ben Hudson, Luke Lambert, Drew Pankratz and Christian Smith, baseball; Gerald Glass, Ryan McLaurin and D'Angelo Richardson, men's basketball; Cheyenne Bennett, Kaylie Carpenter, James Cobb, Mary Menger Jones, Haley Pate, Lane Spell, Taylor Sullivan and Christina White, cheerleading; Tyler Barnes, Buddy Benson, Montez Hairston, Austin Killion, Brandon Poore, Kyle Settlemir, Jacob Summers and Orrin Walsh, football; Yoel Bacalloa, Jaylon George, Luis Hernandez, Cody Kirtley, Oscar Olguin, Rene Saenz and Bradley Smith, men's soccer; Kaitlyn Bryant, Kaylee Butts, Mary Katherine Campbell, Kylee Laird, Jessie May, Jaci Murphy and Catherine Petro, women's soccer; Kassey Ard, Rachel Bond, Courtland Crutchfield, Anna Garza, Kayla Gilmore, Shelby Hoover, Kaitlin Jones, Kaleia Lillis, Blair Little, Karley Poindexter, Micah Redd, Reagan Walker and Whitney Walker, softball; Samuel Cain, Nick Robertson and Owen Taylor, men's tennis; and Savanna Bell, Kaylan Cooper and Brittany Graham, women's tennis.

The team GPA for the 2015-16 year included: softball, 3.42; men's tennis, 3.25; women's tennis, 3.14; women's soccer, 3.09; baseball, 3.08; cheerleading, 2.94; athletic trainers, 2.86; men's basketball, 2.84; football, 2.82; men's soccer, 2.81; and women's basketball, 2.70.

MACJC Distinguished Academic All-State honors (3.8 or higher GPA with 45 hours or more) included: Reagan Walker, softball; Kaylan Cooper, women's tennis; Jaylon George, men's soccer; Owen Taylor, men's tennis; and Kaitlyn Bryant and Catherine Petro, women's soccer.

MACJC Academic All-State honors (3.25 to 3.79 GPA with 45 hours or more) included: Cody Greer, Michael Harrison, Tyler Hines, Ben Hudson, Luke Lambert, Powell McCaleb, Drew Pankratz and Christian Smith, baseball; Reagan Aldridge, Kassey Ard, Rachel Bond, Anna Garza, Hayden Grantham, Blair Little, Caitlin McLain, and Karley Poindexter, softball; Gerald Glass and D'Angelo Richardson, men's basketball; Brittany Graham, women's tennis; Samuel Cain and Nick Robertson, men's tennis; Dominique Butler, Kaylee Butts, Mary Katherine Campbell, Kylee Laird, Jessie May and Byankuh Shelby, women's soccer; Rene Saenz, men's soccer; A'Darius Benson, Montez Hairston, Brandon Poore, Jacob Summers, Anthony Walker and Orrin Walsh, football. 

Teams nominated for MACJC Academic Teams of the Year (2.5 or higher GPA) included: softball, 3.42; men's tennis, 3.25; women's tennis, 3.14; women's soccer, 3.09; baseball, 3.08; men's basketball, 2.84; football, 2.82; men's soccer, 2.81; and women's basketball, 2.70.

NJCAA Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence honors (4.0 GPA) included: Luis Hernandez and Cody Kirtley, men's soccer; Catherine Petro, women's soccer; and Micah Redd, softball.

NJCAA Award for Superior Academic Achievement honors (3.8 to 3.99 GPA) included: Savanna Bell and Kaylan Cooper, women's tennis; Kaitlyn Bryant, women's soccer; Jaylon George, men's soccer; Kayla Gilmore, Kaitlin Jones and Reagan Walker, softball; and Owen Taylor, men's tennis.

NJCAA Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement honors (3.60 to 3.79 GPA) included: Kaleia Lillis, Karley Poindexter, Whitney Walker, Rachel Bond and Blair Little, softball; Christian Smith, Michael Harrison, Tyler Hines, Drew Pankratz and Ben Hudson, baseball; D'Angelo Richardson and Gerald Glass, men's basketball; Mary Katherine Campbell and Kaylee Butts, women's soccer; Kyle Settlemir and Brandon Poore, football; and Oscar Olguin, men's soccer. 

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