by Alan Hoskins, KCKCC
Ninety Kansas City Kansas Community College student-athletes and cheerleaders were recognized for their success in the classroom at the College’s Annual Academic Achievement Night Wednesday.
Dr. Jackie Vietti, KCKCC acting president, was joined by KCKCC trustees Rosalyn Brown, Linda Sutton, Janice McIntyre, Don Ash and Dr. Ray Daniels in congratulating the honorees. KCKCC administrators Dr. Ed Kramer, interim vice president of academic affairs; Dr. Defina Wilson, vice president of student affairs; Shawn Derritt, dean of student services; and athletic director Tony Tompkins also took part in the recognition.
The student-athletes and Spirit Squad members recognized for carrying a grade point average of 3.0 or better:
BASEBALL – Ethan Baltz, Tyler Pittman, Zachary Watson, Kemper Bednar, Connor White, Brandon Green, Julius King, Max Koeppe, Orlando Ortiz, Rorey Combs, Tucker Foerschler, Adam North, Hunter Paxton, Victor Gotay, Jacob Jackson, Carlos Soto, Brandon Still, Billy Kelley.
MEN’s BASKETBALL – Josiah Laws, Malcolm Tate, Solomon Thomas, Trevon Jefferson, DuVonte Beard.
WOMEN’s BASKETBALL – Lizzie Stark, Kisi Young, Alixandria Wilson, Caroline Hoppock, Camryn Swanson, Gena Ojeda.
GOLF – Robert Armstrong, Jack Flynn, Trevor Bauer, Timothy Wheaton.
MEN’S SOCCER – Matheus Nunes, Carlos Nunez-Dena, Hector Valles, Philip Parmour, Ethan Pfeifer, Reed Axthelm, Guilherme Grave, Frano Buhovac, Gustavo Palmieri, Jackson Jones, Ricardo Gonzalez.
WOMEN’s SOCCER – Mike’e O’Dell, Trinity Rosberg, Itzel Almanza, Serena Ortiz, Ana Suarez, Carmen Rush, Jessica Hill, Shayla Lee, Marisol Rangel, Shaytel Nieto, Madison Plake.
SOFTBALL – Sidney Duval, Paige Hererra, Aspen Salinas, Haley Luna, Brittney Beck, Gracie Gentry, Kaylee Arnzen, Parish Forshey, Kaelyn Davis, Dawsyn Long, Faith Maslak, Jennifer Mullins, Lincoln Schwisow, Shannon Brown, Shannon Greene, Hanna Hurt, Logan Tucker.
VOLLEYBALL – Paige Dresslaer, Yvette Tamez, Jaylie Thornton, Amanda Dickie, Alissia Nevarez, Kelli Sleefe, Erin Reilly, Morgan Schwarz.
SPIRIT SQUAD – Michayla Mikesic, McKayla Ogden, Ian Smith, Mamryee Gordon, Isaah Jeffries, Abby Valasquez, Dreu Demvy, Rhianna Davis and Lante Harrison.