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Courtesy: Florida A&M Sports Information
FAMU Places 21 on MEAC All-Academic Track Team
By: Florida A&M Sports Information  
Release:02/17/2018

NORFOLK, VA (Feb. 17) – The Florida A&M Indoor Track & Field team placed 21 athletes on the MEAC All-Academic team.  Led by multiple time winner Judith Kibii, FAMU’s athletes were honored by MEAC Commissioner Dennis Thomas, Ph.D. 

FAMU Director of Track & Field, Darlene Moore Ed.D., is pleased with the honor, but expects more on the team in her first full year taking over both track programs.  “I am an educator at heart.  Success in academics is imperitive for athletes to remain on my team.  I stress to them that they can’t concentrate of performing well on the field if they aren’t performing well in the classroom,” Moore said.

MEAC sophomore, junior and senior student-athletes with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average, as well as transfer student-athletes who have been in residence at the institution for at least one year, are eligible for All-Academic accolades. “I want to felicitate our track & field student-athletes, who maintained a 3.0 or better grade point average during the 2016-17 academic year,” said MEAC Commissioner Dennis E. Thomas. “In addition to acknowledging the accomplishments of these student-athletes, I would also like to thank the institutional and athletic academic support staffs, faculty and coaches for their support in the success of their student-athletes.” 

FAMU MEAC All-Academic honorees: 

Dicaria Alvarez

Korteece Baker

Catherine Bryant

Tiara Corbett

Shalynn Cyprien

Herandre Fair-Curry

Alelee Figueroa

Ashley Giacomucci

Aaron Hanna

Destiny Johnson

Shontielle Johnson

Festus Kemboi

Judith Kibii

Emmax Kiplagat

Mia Lewis

Fridah Limo

Connor McMillan

Nancy Murger

Michael Poole

Onnika Scott

Naomi Tanui

 



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