CORVALLIS, Ore.– Six Cascade Collegiate Conference athletic departments earned Presidents' Academic Excellence status for the recently completed 2018-19 school year the conference office announced today.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Ariz.) is an associate member of the CCC in which men's wrestling competes. The group were tremendous in the classroom earning six Academic All-Conference members out of the ten wrestlers who qualified from the program.
In order to receive the designation a department must achieve and overall combined GPA of 3.0 or better among their student athletes (men/women) that compete in sports that the CCC declares a champion in, and have 60% or higher of student-athletes who are eligible to receive Academic All-Conference (sophomore standing/3.2 GPA) recognition do so.
"Earning Presidents' Academic Excellence designation is a great accomplishment," stated CCC Commissioner Robert Cashell. "It represents the highest academic honor our departments can earn from the CCC and recognizes the outstanding efforts in the classroom."
2018-19 CCC Presidents' Academic Excellence Designation