Eight CCBC Student Athletes Earn National Academic Honors

Jul 06, 2016 | by Jacquie Lucy | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.840.2482 (cell)

CCBC Athletics Sports Information contact:
Rocco Geppi

Colorado Springs, Colo. – The National Junior College Athletic Association yesterday announced its 2015-16 Academic Student-Athlete Awards, with eight student athletes from the Community College of Baltimore County earning recognition.

Devin Conroy (CCBC Essex, Baseball), Ashley Hallameyer (CCBC Essex, Women’s Soccer) and Courtney Tripp (CCBC Essex, Women’s Volleyball) all received the Superior Academic Achievement Award for having a grade point average in the 3.80-3.99 range.

Willow Allen (CCBC Catonsville, Women’s Soccer), Tyler Bankert (CCBC Catonsville, Men’s Basketball), Ryan Horseman (CCBC Dundalk, Baseball), Emily Cherry (CCBC Essex, Women’s Volleyball) and Garrett Lorenz (CCBC Essex, Men’s Soccer) earned the Exemplary Academic Achievement Award for finishing the academic year with a grade point average of 3.60-3.79.

Formally the NJCAA Academic All-America, the “NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards program has annually recognized the academic success of the association’s student athletes since the program’s inception in 1983.”

For additional information on the CCBC student-athlete award winners, visit their campus athletics page below.


About the Community College of Baltimore County (www.ccbcmd.edu)
CCBC offers hundreds of programs and thousands of courses helping people of all ages, backgrounds and interests earn degrees, transfer, launch or advance careers, and prepare for in-demand jobs.

Providing accessible, affordable and high-quality education since 1957, CCBC educates more than 70,000 students each year, including half of all Baltimore County residents attending college in Maryland as undergraduates. Committed to student success and the development of lifelong learners who strengthen our regional workforce and enrich our community, CCBC has also been selected to participate in Achieving the Dream, a national student success initiative. In 2011, the Chronicle of Education honored CCBC as one of only 26 community colleges across the nation named “Great Colleges to Work For.”

CCBC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

CCBC. The incredible value of education.