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Cardinal athletes named to academic honor roll

Gadsden, Ala. — Several Gadsden State Community College student-athletes and teams were honored by being named to the Alabama Community College Conference Spring 2023 Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll for achieving a 3.0 GPA or higher in at least 12 hours of courses.

"These student-athletes should be proud of themselves as they have balanced academics with practice and games,” said Dean Myrick, commissioner of the Alabama Community College Conference. "I am very proud of them, along with the faculty and staff at our amazing colleges for the work they do in preparing our student-athletes for life outside of athletics.”

Cardinal student-athletes named to the Honor Roll include Ryan Anderson, Michael Dale and Parker Godwin, all from Men’s Basketball; Payton Blevins, Halle Brown, Cadence Buchanan, Laila Lowery, Emma Martin, Stephanie Morgan, Savannah Seals, Stephanie Seals, Jordan Spivey, Esabella (Belle) Trammell and Victoria (Tori) Winslett, all from Women’s Basketball; Jordan Clark, Chloe Davidson, Gabrielle (Gabby) More and Lacey Rich, all from Women’s Cross Country; Paige Collier, Lauren Davis, Alexandria Ellis, Savannah Free, Ziniah Hardy, Morgan Moseley, Sera Beth Potter, Moriah Seay, Keelan Vice, Zoe Walker and Madison Williams, all from Women’s Volleyball; Riddic Dugger, Noah Hefner, Joanah Hudson, Andrew Keeton, Andrew Shankles, Evan Stewart and Riley Woerner, all from Men’s Tennis. 

Cardinal teams named to the Spring 2023 Commissioner’s Academic Team Honor Roll include Women’s Cross Country (3.42), Women’s Basketball (3.17), Women’s Volleyball (3.37) and Men’s Tennis (3.35).

“Being a student-athlete is no small achievement,” said Blake Lewis, Gadsden State’s athletic director. “The amount of effort, time and stamina they have to dedicate to being successful in both their chosen sport and in academics is an enormous feat. These scholars are to be commended for this recognition. It has been an honor for me to watch them grow as athletes and as students.”