SSC Student-Athletes Receive Academic All-American Honors

SSC Student-Athletes Receive Academic All-American Honors

Forty-seven student-athletes and five athletic teams at Seminole State College have been recognized for their outstanding academic achievements this year by the National Junior College Athletic Association.  The NJCAA All-American Student Athlete Awards are divided into the three groups based on GPA – First Team requires a 4.0 GPA, Second Team requires a GPA between 3.80 and 3.99, and Third Team requires a GPA between 3.60 and 3.79.

SSC student-athletes recognized as First Team are: Aubrey Adams ­– Soccer; Brett Biggs – Baseball; Bianca Coleman – Soccer; Tucker Dunlap – Baseball; Peyton Galyean – Golf; Seth Hopkins – Baseball; Bobbi Leitha – Softball; Sydney Martin – Softball; Trevor Martin – Baseball; Mia Meshell – Softball; Grant Murphey – Golf; Brayden Rodden – Baseball; Brock Rodden – Baseball; Jace Wallace – Basketball.

Student-athletes recognized as Second Team are: Lariah Allen – Volleyball; Isaac Bloomer – Baseball; Juni Ejere – Soccer; McKayla Franks – Softball; Taia Harris – Softball; Jason Houpt – Basketball; Matthew Kaiser – Baseball; Tiffany Maxey – Volleyball; Skylar McCord – Softball; Sunny Middleton – Volleyball; Madison Murphy – Volleyball; Jayden Smith – Basketball; Maddux Solomon – Baseball; Shelby Stevenson – Softball; Anthony Thomas – Basketball; and Conner Womack – Baseball.

Student-athletes recognized as Third Team are: Kirstyn Anderson – Volleyball; Dixie Anderson – Soccer; Charley Barnhart – Softball; Evan Barron – Baseball; Shianne Eddings – Softball; Shakyrah Gladness – Softball; Sierra Gordan – Basketball; Noah Grimett – Baseball; Shayla Harper – Softball; Kordell Jiles – Baseball; Rylee Keith – Softball; Anthony Kinser – Basketball; Taylor Rowley – Softball; Brett Russell – Baseball; Hailey Satterfield – Soccer; Jocee Sparks – Softball; and Creed Watkins – Baseball.  

The NJCAA has also recognized five SSC athletic teams for ending their seasons with a 3.0 GPA or above. Softball held a 3.59 GPA, volleyball held an overall team GPA of 3.53, the men’s Golf team held a 3.25 GPA, women’s Golf achieved a 3.15 GPA and the baseball team reached a 3.04 GPA.

Trojan Players Meet SSC Alumi Senator Jech

Members of the 2020 Trojan Baseball Team who are a part of the Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class met former Trojan Senator Darcy Jech at Higher Ed Day activities last week.  Senator Jech (R-Kingfisher) represents District 26 at the Capitol and serves as the Rural Caucus Chair in the Senate.  Pictured with the Senator (left to right) are:  Callen Golloway, Blanchard; Creed Wiatkins, Duncan; Brady McEntire, Daingerfield, Texas; Nate Santiago, Southlake, Texas; and Trevor Martin, Owasso.

Santa’s Workshop

Seminole State College student-athletes and coaches volunteered their time on Dec. 3 to wrap over 650 gifts for the upcoming Rotary Christmas Dinner. The presents will be distributed at the annual community dinner on Tuesday, December 25 at the Senior Citizen’s Heritage House at 210 W. College. Arrangements may also be made to have the gifts and meals delivered to homes by calling 405-382-3640 prior to Christmas Eve.

SSC’s Night at the Lights a Success

Seminole State College hosted its annual “SSC Night at the Lights” event Dec. 2 at Magnolia Park in Seminole. Local families enjoyed the community Snowman Wonderland Light Display, as well as cookies and hot chocolate provided by the College. Dozens of SSC student athletes manned crafting stations inside the Reynolds Wellness Center, helping children create holiday crafts.

SSC softball player Alli Grove creates holiday crafts with Isaac Little at the “SSC Night at the Lights” event on Dec. 2 inside the Reynolds Wellness Center.

SSC soccer players Aubrey Adams, Kaymon Thomas and Abby Qualls show off their Christmas stocking designs at the “SSC Night at the Lights” event.

CElliot Belle Ross, daughter of SSC Campus Police Chief Louis Ross, enjoys creating a holiday craft.