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EPCC Student Athletes named First Team Academic All Americans

El Paso Community College is proud to announce that two athletes have been named to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) First Team All American list.

Donald Hodgson, Cross Country, and Brittany Santellanes, Softball, achieved 4.0 grade point average during the 2018-19 academic school year.

“EPCC is an academic institution first and foremost,” said Felix Hinojosa, EPCC Athletic Director. “Being awarded academic honors validates what we do as a college.”

The Academic All American list includes a total of seven EPCC athletes.

Individual Academic Student-Athletic Awardees:

Donald Hodgson              Cross Country                       4.00                  First Team
Brittany Santellanes         Softball                                     4.00                  First Team
Alyssa Martinez                Softball                                     3.84                  Second Team
Ivan Duarte-Trejo             Baseball                                   3.78                  Third Team
Genevieve Centeno         Softball                                     3.77                  Third Team
Samantha Corral              Softball                                     3.70                  Third Team
Carlos Quintana               Baseball                                   3.60                  Third Team

Since 1993, the NJCAA has recognized the team and individual student athletes with the highest grade-point averages. The student must have 24 credit hours or more with a GPA of 3.60 or higher.

Nominations are submitted by each athlete’s respective institution. See more at here.

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