Emily Whitworth and Elizabeth Hill were recently named NCCAA Scholar-Athletes as members of the Lady Flames’ volleyball team by the National Christian College Athletic Association.  They were presented certificates at half-time of the Welch College Men’s basketball game by Flames’ volleyball coach, Amy Walker.

The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding scholar-athletes among the National Christian College Athletic Association’s member institutions.

Criteria for the award are:
– Must be a junior or a senior
– Be competing at the varsity level as a student-athlete
– Have maintained a minimum cumulative grade point average or 3.40 or above

Whitworth has completed all of her coursework, carrying a 3.53 GPA, majoring in Business Administration and will graduate in May.  She is the daughter of Kim and Lori Whitworth.

Hill, a junior, majoring in Child Development, has a cumulative grade point average of 4.0.  She is the daughter of Gary and Teresa Hill.

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