THIRTEEN HAWKS EARN MEAC ACADEMIC HONORS
April 7, 2014
NORFOLK, Va. — Back in February, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced its field of All-Academic Selections for the indoor season. The 173 athletes from all 13 conference institutions include thirteen Hawks.
To qualify, athletes must be a sophomore or higher with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, and have been a student of their institution for at least one year. “I applaud our track and field student-athletes who have maintained a 3.0 or better grade point average during the 2012-13 academic school year,” said Commissioner Dennis E. Thomas. “I would further like to commend the coaches and academic support staffs for their contributions to the academic success of our student-athletes.”
The 13 Hawks who qualified, with their corresponding major and hometown, are seniors George Chandler (Biology; Birdsnest, Va.), Aaron Chatman (General Studies; Waldorf, Md.), Gayon Evans (Hotel & Restaurant Management; Clarendon, Jamaica), Jazmine Holland (Criminal Justice; Glen Burnie, Md.), Alonzo Jarmon (Exercise Science; Bowie, Md.), and Ramone Waite (General Studies; Kingston, Jamaica). From the UMES Class of 2015, juniors Annis Mars (Rehabilitation Services; Brooklyn, N.Y.), Dillon Simon (Business Administration; Pottersville, Dominica), and Nancy Yao (Criminal Justice; Riverdale, Md.) also earned the honor. Sophomores include Evelyn Chappell (Criminal Justice; Bowie, Md.), Taylor Folk (Exercise Science; Baltimore, Md.) Shantol Hemley (General Studies; St. Catherine’s, Jamaica) and Jheniel Kelly (General Studies; Edgewood, Md.).