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South Suburban College athletes receive NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards

SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (June 20, 2018) – The South Suburban College Athletic Department announced eight students as winners of NJCAA All-Academic Student-Athlete Awards for 2017-2018, including softball player Annie Zubek, who made NJCAA All-Academic First Team with a 4.0 GPA.

NJCAA All-Academic Student-Athlete Awards come in three categories:

  • NJCAA All-Academic First Team: 4.00 GPA
  • NJCAA All-Academic Second Team: 3.80-3.99 GPA
  • NJCAA All-Academic Third Team: 3.60-3.79 GPA

The recipients in each category are listed below.

Academic | First Team

  • Annie Zubek, Softball II

Academic | Second Team

  • Jackson Dvorak, Baseball I
  • Nick McAlister, Baseball I
  • James Quinn, Baseball I
  • Ashley Wiltjer, Softball II

Academic | Third Team

  • Kyle Hallberg, Baseball I
  • Arrion Pamon, Volleyball II, Basketball II
  • Matt Waznis, Baseball I

“We are very proud of these student-athletes who are not only winners on the field but more importantly in the classroom,” stated Steve Ruzich, SSC Athletic Director.

South Suburban College is located at 15800 South State Street in South Holland, Illinois.


Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
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