Hannah Heppner and Ben Moxness

NORFOLK - Hannah Heppner of Stanton and Ben Moxness of Scribner were recently named to the inaugural National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators Honorable Mention Scholar-Athlete Team for their dedicated work on the court and in the classroom.

"NATYCAA is proud to recognize student-athletes who excel in the classroom, on the field, and in the community," said Community College of Rhode Island interim Director of Athletics Kevin Salisbury, who also chairs NATYCAA's Scholar-Athlete Committee. "The NATYCAA Scholar-Athlete program names one male and one female award winner each year. This year, we are excited to expand the program to recognize a male and female from each of NATYCAA's nine Districts as finalists for the NATYCAA Scholar-Athlete Award. The accomplishments of the student-athletes are simply outstanding and we congratulate all of the nominees and finalists."

To be eligible for the award, nominees must meet the following criteria: minimum 3.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale with a minimum of 36 semester hours or 45 quarter hours with a minimum of 24 semester or 36 quarter hours at the nominating institution; participation in a minimum of one complete season of varsity competition at the nominating institution; outstanding athletics success; and outstanding qualities of leadership and citizenship. Spring sport athletes may be considered for nomination the following year.

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