Dana Crews, Nicole Lewis, Laura Maule and Jermale Paige have been honored with NJCAA 2011-12 Academic Student-Athlete Awards.

Crews, who competes in  womens soccer and softball for USC Salkehatchie received the Superior Academic Achievement Award. Recipients must earn a cumulative 3.80 to 3.99 GPA to be honored this level.

Lewis, who competes in womens soccer and softball, Maule, who competes in softball, and Paige, who competes in baseball, each received the Exemplary Academic Achievement Award.  Recipients must earn a cumulative 3.60 to 3.79  GPA to be recognized at this level.

Only 1,680 NJCAA student-athletes met the requirements for individual academic honors. Nearly 60,000 student-athletes competed in the NJCAA for the 2011-2012 academic year on over 3,500 teams in 28 different sports.

For more information about these awards, visit the NJCAA website.