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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.

2014-2015 - Marketa Illetskova, Women's Volleyball
2013-2014 - Kara Pochon, Softball & Mikah Simpson, Women's Volleyball
2012-2013 - Kayla Meier, Softball
2011-2012 - Alexis (Brooke) Simpson, Women's Volleyball
2010-2011 - Joyce Holloway, Women's Basketball

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. 

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

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. 

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

“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.

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