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10 CCBC STUDENT ATHLETES NAMED TO FALL WPCC ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

5 achieve high honors status
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Monaca, PA – Ten Community College of Beaver County student athletes earned a place on the fall 2017 Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference (WPCC) All-Academic Team. Four cross country team members, three men’s basketball players, and three women’s volleyball players were regionally recognized for achieving honors or high honors in the classroom.

“These student athletes are high-performing in all that they do, achieving success both in the classroom and in their respective sports,” said Janice Kaminski, CCBC’s Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment. “Our mission first and foremost is to educate the whole student, and we are proud of all that they are accomplishing.”

To be eligible for the award, the student athletes must have participated in a fall sport and be a full-time student enrolled in 12 or more credit hours. To earn the honors award, student athletes must achieve a 3.0 to 3.49 grade-point average for the semester. To earn the high honors designation, student athletes must achieve a 3.5 grade-point average or higher for the semester.

CCBC’s Fall 2017 WPCC All-Academic Team members are:

Cross Country

Natelie Chappell - High Honors

Christian Covert - Honors

Cooper Hertzler - High Honors

Jordan Sonnabend - Honors

Men’s Basketball

Marquis DuBose - Honors

Deonte Robertson - Honors

Eric Taylor - High Honors

Volleyball

Lauren Ranone - High Honors

Cortney Harden - High Honors

Serena Wingard - Honors

Through the program, student athletes are recognized for their academic achievements in addition to successes on the field or court.

CCBC currently offers women’s volleyball, women’s softball, men’s and women’s basketball, and men’s and women’s cross country.

The Student Athlete Retention Program, a collaboration of CCBC’s Offices of Counseling, Academic Affairs and Athletics, offers counseling services, workshops, mentoring, tutoring, educational planning services, and progress report monitoring.

To learn more about CCBC Titans athletics, visit www.ccbctitans.com.

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About Community College of Beaver County

CCBC transforms lives through personalized education, dynamic partnerships, and high impact practices. CCBC is an Achieving the Dream Leader College and offers 75 degree, certificate and diploma programs, hundreds of Continuing Education and Workforce Development programs, seamless transfer to a wide variety of baccalaureate and graduate institutions, and a nationally distinctive high school academy dual enrollment program. The Aspen Institute named CCBC one of America’s Top 150 community colleges in 2017.

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Four CCBC cross country team members, three men’s basketball players, and three women’s volleyball players earned a place on the fall 2017 Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference (WPCC) All-Academic Team.