Wallace State Community College is proud to announce that more than 70 student athletes earned recognition by Alabama Community College Conference for academic excellence for the Spring 2023 semester by obtaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Student athletes who earn a GPA of 3.0 or higher are placed on the ACCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
“These student-athletes and teams should be extremely proud of themselves, as they have balanced academics with practice and games,” stated Commissioner Dean Myrick. “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.”
The Wallace State teams earning 3.0 GPA or higher for the Spring 2023 semester include men’s cross country (3.32), women’s cross country (3.54), men’s golf (3.48), women’s golf (3.65), softball (3.72), men’s tennis (3.87), women’s tennis (3.24) and volleyball (3.89).
Seven of these teams also earned ACCC conference titles for the 2022-2023 academic year: men’s and women’s cross country, women’s golf, softball, men’s and women’s tennis and volleyball.
“We are extremely proud of these student athletes who have excelled not only on the field of play, but also in the classroom,” said Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics. “They have shown the dedication and commitment it takes to perform at their best athletically and academically. Congratulations to you all.”
Athletes recognized include:
Men’s Basketball: Jaylen Curry, Huntsville; Bryson Hall, Tuscaloosa; Phillip Hughes, Madison; Nathaniel Jones, Carrolton, GA; Jalil Robinson, Tuscumbia; Jabiri Smith Duluth, GA
Women’s Basketball: Hallie Holmes, Horton; Jazmyn Jackson, Madison; Cierra Lindquist, Orlando, FL; Kyra Long, Meridianville; Myriah Tate, Pelham, AL; Tamia Yancey, Huntsville
Men’s Cross Country: Joseph Arriaga-Aguilar, Cullman; John Collett, Crane Hill; Brady Helms Carriere, MS; Luke Holcombe, Gadsden; Reid Huddleston, Cullman; Ryan Maudsley, Gadsden; Collin Mayfield, Geraldine; Jonathan Phillips Carriere, MS; Caleb Seaver, New Market; Mason Worrell, Northport
Women’s Cross Country: Dani Akridge, Bremen; Jaycee Biffle, Killen; Brea Bryan, Falkville; Kendall Harbison, Vinemont; Sydney Hughes, Rainbow City; Alexis Valentine, Gadsden
Men’s Golf: Davis Aaron, Tuscaloosa; Carson Barchara, Jacksonville, FL; Alex Citron, Olathe, KS; Zackery Coker, Gulf Shores; Billy Gunyon, Essex, United Kingdom; Keith Hunter, Ontario, Canada; Liam Meaden, Nottingham, United Kingdom; Brayden Nelson, Eva
Women’s Golf: Alyssa Berry, Hartselle; Abby Brown, Eva; Sydney Epes, Water Valley, MS; Abby Gattis, Jacksonville; Aidan Haithcock, Hoover; Hope Harrell, Guntersville; Briliegh Roberts, Fairview
Softball: Gracie Ashley, Dora; Sarah Beth Brake, Gardendale; Lillyanna Cartee, Moulton; Caroline Cartron, Hazel Green; Hannah Duncan, Pisgah; Emily Hall, Somerville; McKinnon Howard, Smiths Station; Mikayla McCain, Morris; Riley Moody Douglasville, GA; Amelia Sherrill, Winchester; Emily Simon, Athens; Katie Simon, Athens; Jessie Taylor, Dallas, GA; Laura Leigh Wheeler, Sulligent; Lila Kate Wheeler, Pisgah; Alivia Wilken, New Market; Trinity Wilkinson, Linden; Tessa Word, Dawson
Men’s Tennis: Hugo Blasco, Castellon, Spain; Massimo Caliendo, Cumana, Venzuela; Iyan Cresens, Leuven, Belgium; Leonardo Dos Santos, Balneario Camboriu, Brazil; Sebastian Gamez, Casanare, Colombia; Hudson Harden, Hartselle; Alex Jaulin, Melbourne, Australia; Lennert Lemahieu, Geluwe, Belgium
Women’s Tennis: Lilly Brown, Guntersville; Kim Coots, Huntsville; Alexandra Luders, Hanceville; Natalia Vergara, Bogota, Columbia
Volleyball: Grace Allen, Smiths Station; Gracie Barksdale, Cullman; Megan Edmond, Mobile; Anna Claire Hutto, Moulton; Makayla Lindsey, Double Springs; Daisy Manasco, Cullman; Moree McDonald, Joppa; Braelee Quinn, Cullman; Chloe Shadden, Eva; Alexis Shadix, West Point; Madeline Snow, Morris; Amelia Tucker, Corner; Marley Wakefiled, Corner; Alexia Weber, Alexandria
Basketball, cross country and volleyball will begin play for the 2023-2024 season this upcoming fall semester.
Registration is underway for summer Mini Term II and Fall 2023. Summer Mini Term II classes begin June 30. Fall 2023 classes begin Aug. 18. For more information, visit www.wallacestate.edu, call 256.352.8000, or come by Lion Central in the lobby of the James C. Bailey Center Monday-Wednesday 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or Friday 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.