Eight students from Temple College have received Academic Student-Athlete Awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Volleyball player Morgan Kidd received the top award, the Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence. To receive the Pinnacle Award, a student-athlete must maintain a 4.0 GPA.

photo of Casey Ingram

Casey Ingram was among the TC students who received Academic Student-Athlete Awards from the NJCAA for 2015-2016. She plans to attend Lubbock Christian University in the fall.

Softball player Casey Ingram and baseball player Josiah Chupik received the Superior Academic Achievement Award. To receive this award, a student-athlete must have a 3.80-3.99 GPA.

photo of Josiah Chupik

Josiah Chupik was among the TC students who received Academic Student-Athlete Awards from the NJCAA for the 2015-2016. He plans to go on to St. Edward’s University.

Softball player Adelae Vayas, volleyball players Audrey Gilmore and Gwendolyn Christ, and baseball players Trevor Bragadeste and William Rittenberry received the Exemplary Academic Achievement Award, which is given to student-athletes who maintain a 3.60-3.79 GPA.