The Mid-America Athletic Association and Great Lakes Valley Conference released the Academic Honor Roll for the 2017-18 Academic Year.
The MIAA Academic Honor Roll is released at the conclusion of each academic year for all MIAA Student-Athletes in all sports. To be eligible for the Honor Roll, student-athletes must have a grade point average (GPA) used by the institution for purposes of NCAA academic certification of at least 3.00 at the certifying member institution. They also have to have at least two terms of attendance at the certifying member institution, excluding summer terms).
One local athlete, Washburn volleyball player Allison Sadler, made both the MIAA Academic Honor Roll and was given the MIAA Freshmen and Newcomer Scholar-Athlete Award, a list of 108 student-athletes. She is a sophomore from Park Hill South High School and a resident of Parkville.
GPAs for the GLVC awards were not provided by the league.
Below is a list of area athletes name, grade, school, sport, grade point average, major and hometown.
Payton Sheehan, so., Northwest Missouri, track and field, 3.1, business management, Platte City
Kevin Schultz, sr., Northwest Missouri, track and field, 3.09, applied health: exercise science, Platte City
Kevin Neal Jr., fr., Washburn, football, 3.16, kinesiology, Platte City
Lloyd Lockett, so., Lindenwood, football, 3.35, exercise science, Platte City
Alexis Ray, so., Nebraska-Kearney, softball, 3.43, exercise science, Platte City
Mallory Stoner, so., Nebraska-Kearney, softball, 3.96, exercise science, Platte City
Tori Farr, fr., William Jewell, softball, education, Platte City
Johnny Balsamo, sr., Missouri Southern, baseball, 3.14, kinesiology, Kansas City
Nate Blanchard, sr., Lindenwood, football, 3.26, criminal justice administration, Kansas City
Trever Guzzo, fr., Missouri Western, baseball, 3.84, economics, Weatherby Lake
Jamaal Brazil, jr., Northwest Missouri, football, 3.12, communications, Kansas City
Olivia Nowakowsi, sr., Northwest Missouri, volleyball, 3.73, elementary education, Kansas City
Parker Sampson, so., Northwest Missouri, football, 3.0, business management, Kansas City
Cooper Gardner, sr., Pittsburg State, baseball, 3.2, management, Kansas City
Bella Catano, so., William Jewell, soccer, business, Kansas City
Connor Morehouse, fr., William Jewll, baseball, physics and mathematics.
Park Hill South
Easton Fortuna, jr., Missouri Southern, baseball, 3.17, finance, Parkville
Richard Fullerton, jr., Missouri Southern, baseball, 3.25, education, Kansas City
Erica Lutgen, so., Missouri Southern, softball, 3.66, kinesiology, Kansas City
Madison Sanders, r-fr., Central Missouri, soccer, 3.83, biology, Kansas City
Max Laney, jr., Emporia State, baseball, 3.28, business administration, Kansas City
Tyler Baska, so., Missouri Western, football, 3.55, business-accounting, Kansas City
Courtney Todd, so., Washburn, softball, 3.27, marketing, Kansas City
Austin Miller, r-jr., Central Missouri, football, 4.0, BSBA finance, Parkville
Ryan Welty, jr., Northwest Missouri, basketball, 3.33, business management, Parkville
Allison Sadler, fr., Washburn, volleyball, 3.6, sports management, Parkville
Courtney Jackson, jr., Missouri S&T, softball, engineering, Parkville
Chase Dalton, fr., Pittsburg State, track and field, 3.86, finance, Kansas City
Michael Pearl, fr., Washburn, track and field, 3.37, kinesiology, Parkville