Forty-Five Tennessee Student-Athletes On SEC Honor Roll

Thursday, January 24, 2013 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A total of 45 Tennessee student-athletes (listed below) earned 2012 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll accolades, announced by SEC Commissioner Mike Slive.

The 2012 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll is based on grades from the 2012 Spring, Summer and Fall terms.

Any student-athlete who participates in a Southeastern Conference championship sport or a student-athlete who participates in a sport listed on his/her institution’s NCAA Sports Sponsorship Form is eligible for nomination to the Academic Honor Roll. The following criteria should be followed: (1) A student-athlete must have a grade point average of 3.00 or above for either the preceding academic year (two semesters or three quarters) or have a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or above at the nominating institution. (2) If a student-athlete attends summer school, his/her grade point average during the summer academic term must be included in the calculation used to determine eligibility for the Academic Honor Roll. (3) Student-athletes eligible for the Honor Roll include those receiving an athletics scholarship, recipients of an athletics award (i.e., letter winner), and non-scholarship student-athletes who have been on a varsity team for two seasons. (4) Prior to being nominated, a student-athlete must have successfully completed 24 semester or 36 quarter hours of non-remedial academic credit toward a baccalaureate degree at the nominating institution. (5) The student-athlete must have been a member of a varsity team for the sport’s entire NCAA Championship segment.

Football

Carson Anderson, Management

Ben Bartholomew, Non-Degree Seeking (grad school)

Cody Blanc, Management

Michael Cantwell, Chemical Engineering

Jacob Carter, Sport Management

Alex Ellis, Biomedical Engineering

Channing Fugate, Special Education

Darin Gooch, Logistics

Gregory Grieco, Kinesiology

Christian Harris, Business Administration

Andrew Henry, Mechanical Engineering

Alden Hill, Graphic Design

Daniel Hood, Management

Herman Lathers, Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication (grad school)

Nathan Peterman, Communication & Information

Bryant Plumlee, Pre-Professional Studies

John Propst, Industrial Engineering

Brian Randolph, Management

Zach Rogers, Logistics

Dylan West, Psychology

Justin Worley, Sport Management

Women’s Soccer

Kaelyn Angelo, Advertising

Tori Bailey, Therapeutic Recreation

Caroline Brown, Sport Management

Caroline Capocaccia, Kinesiology

Julie Eckel, Finance

Ali Hall, Sociology

Amy Harrison, Marketing

Lexi Krause, Kinesiology

Alexis Owens, Marketing

Allie Sirna, Management

Brittney Wade, Kinesiology

RB Wyatt, Animal Science

Volleyball

Tiffany Baker, Pre-Business

Nikki Brice, Accounting

Jasmine Brown, Social Work

Leslie Cikra, Finance

DeeDee Harrison, Sport Psychology (grad school)

Whitney Heeres, Communicative Disorders

Kayla Jeter, Sport Psychology (grad school)

Ellen Mullins, Marketing

Mary Pollmiller, Kinesiology

Kelsey Robinson, Journalism & Electronic Media

Stephanie Stoll, Communicative Disorders

Mercedes Vaughn, Pre-Nursing


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