Online Extra: Aztecs earn Academic All-American accolades

Story and photo by James Kelley

Five Pima Community College student athletes were recognized as National Junior College Athletic Association Academic All-Americans.

Freshman Megan Carney of women’s cross country and track and field, sophomore Andrea Benjamin from women’s basketball, sophomore Gabrielle Siltanen and sophomore Lucas Volk from track and field and softball sophomore Kaity Ingram were named Academic All-Americans.

Andrea Benjamin

The prerequisites for Academic All-American are: attending at least three full-time semesters, completion of at least 45 class hours, competed for at least one season and a grade point average of at least 3.60.

Ingram and Benjamin were on the Distinguished All-American list, with a GPA of at least 3.80.

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