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Student Athlete Success Awards

Student Athlete of the Year Award (New 2011)
The Jefferson College Student-Athlete of the Year Award is given to the most outstanding student-athlete in the classroom.  To be nominated for this award, the student-athlete must have competed for his/her team for two seasons and be on track to graduate in (4) full-time semesters.

2010-2011 - Joyce Holloway, Women's Basketball
2011-2012 - Alexis (Brooke) Simpson, Volleyball
2012-2013 - Kayla Meier, Softball
2013-2014 - Kara Pochon, Softball & Mikah Simpson, Volleyball

Outstanding Male Student-Athlete Award
This award is presented to the top Jefferson College male student-athlete who has exhibited outstanding character and determination in the classroom.   While maintaining a minimum 3.5 or better GPA, this student-athlete has participated for two seasons in their respective sport and is on track to graduate in four full-time semesters.  The Student Athlete Success Program salutes the contributions made to the overall academic success of your team and our athletic program. 

2006-2007 – Nicholas Lemley, Baseball
2007-2008 – Cody Stites, Baseball
2008-2009 – No Award Given
2009-2010 - Jim Gilkerson, Baseball
2010-2011 - Award no longer exists

Outstanding Female Student-Athlete Award
This award is presented to the top Jefferson College female student-athlete who has exhibited outstanding character and determination in the classroom.   While maintaining a minimum 3.5 or better GPA, this student-athlete has participated for two seasons in their respective sport and is on track to graduate in four full-time semesters.  The Student Athlete Success Program salutes the contributions made to the overall academic success of your team and our athletic program. 

2006-2007 – Amanda Essner, Women’s Volleyball/Basketball (Spring 2007)
2007-2008 – No Award Given
2008-2009 – Lacey McCaulla, Women’s Volleyball
2008-2009 – Heather Kemper, Women’s Softball
2009-2010 - Gabrielle Schmitz, Women's Volleyball
2010-2011 - Award no longer exists

“Never Give Up” Award
The “Never Give Up” Award is presented to a Jefferson College student-athlete who has overcome various academic/personal obstacles to make great strides in the classroom and on the playing field.  This individual has participated in two seasons of their respective sport and is working towards meeting graduation requirements.  The Student Athlete Success Program acknowledges your perseverance and development into a successful student.

2006-2007 – Charline Johnston, Women’s Softball
2007-2008 – Dominique Ivory, Women’s Basketball
2008-2009 – Kristi Gmerek, Women’s Softball
2008-2009 – Joseph Demosthene, Men’s Soccer
2009-2010 - Ryan Wheat, Baseball
2010-2011 - No Award Given