83 Florida Tech Student Athletes Honored With D2ADA Academic Achievement Award

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Florida Tech recently received some good news on the academic front as 83 Panther student-athletes were bestowed with the Division II Athletics Directors Association Academic Achievement Award. (Florida Tech Image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE FLORIDA – Florida Tech recently received some good news on the academic front as 83 Panther student-athletes were bestowed with the Division II Athletics Directors Association Academic Achievement Award.

FIT landed the second most student-athletes in the Sunshine State Conference on the prestigious list, tied with Saint Leo and just four behind Florida Southern. In total, the SSC was represented by 578 award winners.

A total of 149 institutions and a record number of student-athletes (7,442) are being recognized for the 2014-15 Academic Achievement Awards. For the third straight year, the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference had the most student-athletes honored with 973, a record-high for the program, followed by the Northern Sun with 869 student-athletes being provided with this award.

In order for a student-athlete to receive an Academic Achievement Award, the athletics director of the Division 2 institution must be a current dues paying member of the D2ADA

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Additionally, the student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, have attended a minimum of two years (four semesters) of college level work and have been an active member of an intercollegiate team during his/her last academic year.

About D2ADA

 The D2ADA is the first organization of its kind to provide educational and networking opportunities; enhancement of acceptable operating standards and ethics; and establishment of the overall prestige and understanding of the profession of Division 2 athletics directors. For more information about the D2ADA, please visit www.div2ada.com. The D2ADA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 51st year. For more information on NACDA and the 14 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com.


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