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2011-12 WVIAC Scholar Athletes - 06/22/12

Joe Novotny, Jessica Heidenthal Named WVIAC Scholar-Athletes
     06/22/12...Mountain Cat senior baseball player Joe Novotny (Johnstown, Pa.) and senior volleyball player Jessica Heidenthal (Clymer, Pa.) were named WVIAC Men's and Women's Scholar-Athletes for the 2011-12 school year.
  The scholar-athletes of the year for each school were the male and female student-athletes with the highest GPA.  All 15 league member institutions honor a male and female student-athlete that has demonstrated proficiency in the classroom and as an athlete. All award winners must compile at least a 3.3 grade point average... (Complete WVIAC Release)
    In all, five hundred sixty-four WVIAC student-athletes, including 13 from Pitt-Johnstown, have been selected to the 2011-12 Commissioner's Honor Roll. Qualifying student-athletes are classified as a junior or senior and have obtained a 3.3 or higher cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale at the end of the term of attendance in which the sport was concluded.
     Below is the list of the 13 Pitt-Johnstown selections, as well as the entire 2011-12 WVIAC  Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

Amber Emery, Cross Country, Secondary Education
Rebecca Foreman, Women’s Soccer, Secondary Education
Jessica Heidenthal, Volleyball, Business (2011-12 WVIAC Female Scholar-Athlete)
Laura Hoehn, Women’s Soccer, Nursing
Lauren Hoover, Track & Field, Early Childhood Education
Ashley Minemyer, Track & Field, Early Childhood Education
Gena Pentz, Women’s Soccer, Secondary Education
Kayla Petrilla, Volleyball, Business
Lindsay Roush, Volleyball, Early Childhood Education
Stephanie Szczur, Track & Field, Early Childhood Education
Derik Swope, Men’s Soccer, Civil Engineering
Lanie Thompson, Women’s Soccer, Business
Joseph Novotny, Baseball, Civil Engineering  (2011-12 WVIAC Male Scholar-Athlete)