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Success At JCCC, academic excellence is apriority. The academic program at JCCC provides student-athletes with the tools and skills necessary to achieve academic success.

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Two former JCCC student-athletes have been honored as part of the USA TODAY’S All-USA Academic Team for Community and Junior Colleges. Zichaun Qu was the first in 2007. A year later Viktoryia Schnose of the women’s tennis team was selected.

Five of JCCC’s sports posted a cumulative grade point avrage of 3.0 or better in 2011-12.

The NJCAA honored 15 JCCC student-athletes as Academic All-Americans in 2011-12. That total ranked 2nd in the country and is the highest individual total recorded in the school’s history.

54% of student-athletes (120 of 222) recorded a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the 2011 fall semester. Twenty of those studentathletes recorded a 4.0 GPA.

A total of 219 Johnson Count Communit College student-athletes have been honored by the NJCAA for academic excellence.

JCCC Academic Excellence The Johnson County Community College athletic staff knows what to look for in a prospective student-athlete. To be a Cavalier is to have the determination to succeed – not only on the playing field but in the classroom as well. Balancing academic achievement with athletic success is a primary focus of Johnson County Community College athletics. To help achieve that balance, JCCC offers some of the best academic support services in college athletics. The purpose of the academic counseling program is to provide a well-organized and systematic approach to balancing the rigorous demands of academics and athletics at Johnson County. Many elements have gone into making Johnson County’s athletes champions in the classroom in addition to being respected in their competitive fields: recruitment of quality students, strictly monitored counseling services, study halls and increased academic monitoring by the coaches. JCCC coaches work hand-in-hand with their team’s individual academic advisor in monitoring their student- athletes’ academic progress. They also work with each student-athlete individually to help keep academics a priority and on track toward a degree. When it comes to academics, every measure is taken to ensure studentathletes are given the necessary support to reach their potential. “Our student-athletes frequently note that they chose Johnson County not only for its strong athletic traditions but for its outstanding academic reputation,” said JCCC athletic director Carl Heinrich. “They realize the academic challenges that lie ahead, but understand the importance of strong academic preparation for their future careers.” • JCCC’s fastpitch softball team has been honored as National Academic Champions five times (1992, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2004). The baseball team finished among the top 16 in the country in both academics and baseball in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012. Additionally in 2009, the team was awarded the Kansas Jayhawk Conference Baseball Scholar-Athlete Champion trophy for 2009. This is JCCC's first academic conference championship in the history of the award. The women’s basketball team finished the 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2001-12 seasons among the top academic teams in the country in the WBCA rankings. • Since 2000, JCCC has produced 163 NJCAA Academic AllAmericans in all sports. Johnson County Community College led the nation in 2006 producing 16 NJCAA Academic All-American. In 2009-10, Johnson County Community College had a school record 19 athletes earned 21 honors. That total ranked JCCC second in the country. Last year, 15 were honored. • In the fall 2011, 54 percent of JCCC’s student-athletes (120 of 222) maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better, and 20 recorded a perfect 4.0 grade point. The women’s soccer team had the most 4.0 students with four, followed by women’s basketball and men’s tennis with three.Some of the top teams in 2011 fall semester were women’s basektball with 79 percent of its roster at 3.0 or better, followeed by baseball at 73 percent. In 2011-12, the entire JCCC athletics department compiled a cumulative grade point average of 2.94, and five teams compiled a team grade point average of 3.0 or better. The baseball team had the highest team GPA at 3.24, followed by women’s soccer (3.16), men’s tennis (3.13), women’s basketball (3.08) and softball (3.01).

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