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CCC&TI Teams and Athletes Recognized by the NJCAA for Academic Achievement

Published: 7/21/2023

Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute had three athletic teams and twenty-one student athletes recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association for their academic performance during the 2022-2023 academic year.

Caldwell’s baseball, softball, and volleyball teams were recognized for having a team grade point average above 3.00. Volleyball’s GPA was 3.25, followed by baseball with a 3.08, and softball with a 3.00.

The NJCAA honored student-athletes for achieving a GPA above 3.60. The criteria for the three All-Academic teams are as follows: All-Academic First Team 4.00 GPA, All-Academic Second Team 3.80-3.99 GPA, and All-Academic Third Team 3.60-3.79 GPA. To be eligible, student-athletes must complete at least 24 credit hours in the academic year (fall-spring) and have participated in one season at the varsity level.

Ten student-athletes from Caldwell were members of the All-Academic First Team:

  • Zoey Boston (softball)
  • Andrew Bruss (baseball)
  • Belle Curry (softball)
  • William Griffin (baseball)
  • Emma Grace Hiatt (volleyball)
  • Isaiah Kirby (baseball)
  • Luke Maicon (baseball)
  • Jalen Miller (men’s basketball)
  • Brandon Morgan (men’s basketball)
  • Catherine Pate (volleyball)

Caldwell had three student-athletes on the All-American Second Team:

  • Kenley Jackson (softball)
  • Evan Johnson (baseball)
  • Dalton Stikeleather (baseball)

Eight student-athletes from Caldwell achieved All-American Third Team honors:

  • Savannah Mooney (volleyball)
  • Jacob Bebber (baseball)
  • Ben Elkins (baseball)
  • Arin Gains (baseball)
  • Blake Hollar (baseball)
  • Breon Ishmael (baseball)
  • Walker Pedante (baseball)
  • Samantha Huffman (volleyball)

Nationwide, 2,702 student-athletes garnered NJCAA All-Academic First Team honors after achieving a 4.0 GPA. 3,347 student-athletes were named to the NJCAA All-Academic Second Team while 4,117 student-athletes received third-team recognition.

To view a list of all student-athlete award winners, visit: