VIDEO: 18 Florida Tech Panthers Earn Gulf South Conference FireSeeds Fall Academic Honor Roll

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SR. Manny Abad holds perfect 4.0 GPA, tops on team

The Gulf South Conference released the 2016 FireSeeds Fall Academic Honor Roll Thursday morning and 18 Panthers qualified for the distinctive honor. FIT Image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The Gulf South Conference released the 2016 FireSeeds Fall Academic Honor Roll Thursday morning and 18 Panthers qualified for the distinctive honor.

FIT honorees include Manny Abad, Tyler Brentzel, Jaz Gamble, Tyler Grow, Kyle Gullikson, Jo Jackson, Mark Jason, Cody Krueger, Antoine Mora, Matt Nelson, Michael Ruess, Cory Sanicky,Chris Stapleton, Ian Sumner, Letwan Sutton, Buck Watkins, Nevada Weaver and Daniel Welch.

Abad, a senior accounting major, holds the highest grade point average among Panthers who qualified at with a perfect 4.00 GPA.

Florida Tech’s second-highest GPA among qualifiers belongs to Sumner, who was named to the list with a 3.93 GPA in business administration.

A full breakdown of FIT’s honorees can be found below.

To qualify for the honor roll, student-athletes must have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher through the Fall 2016 semester.

Those who did not compete against outside competition were not eligible.

Manny Abad Sr. Accounting 4.00
Tyler Brentzel Fr. Chemical Engineering 3.81
Jaz Gamble Sr. Aviation Management 3.10
Tyler Grow Sr. Pre-Med/Biology 3.35
Kyle Gullikson So. Ocean Engineering 3.51
Jo Jackson Jr. Psychology 3.00
Mark Jason So. Accounting 3.55
Cody Krueger Jr. Construction Management 3.25
Antoine Mora Fr. Chemical Engineering 3.60
Matt Nelson Sr. MBA 3.67
Michael Ruess So. Communications 3.00
Cory Sanicky Sr. Information Systems 3.75
Chris Stapleton Sr. Business Administration 3.75
Ian Sumner Fr. Business Administration 3.93
Letwan Sutton Fr. General Studies 3.40
Buck Watkins Fr. Sports Management 3.40
Nevada Weaver Sr. Mechanical Engineering 3.35
Daniel Welch Fr. Biomedical Engineering 3.05

ABOVE VIDEO: Coach Steve Englehart talks with Alan Zlotorzynski, host of Space Coast Daily Sports Shorts, during the final “Coffee with Coach” segment of the 2016 season. 

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