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Six Outstanding App State Student-Athletes Recognized as Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars for 2023-24 Academic Year

BySamantha Jones

May 16, 2024
Six Mountaineers from the class of 2023-24 honored as Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars

Six exceptional young men and women from App State have been named Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars by Diverse magazine for the 2023-24 academic year. The honorees include Chad Bellis (wrestling), Alexia Grant (women’s basketball), Nicholas Grizales (wrestling), Cierra Huntley (volleyball), Niejel Wilkins (men’s track & field) and Maya Winterhoff (volleyball).

The Diverse: Issues In Higher Education edition recognizes outstanding student-athletes who have excelled in both their academic and athletic pursuits. These Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars are students of color who have maintained a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average, are at least sophomores academically, and have been actively involved on their campuses or in their communities.

This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of these student-athletes, who have balanced the demands of both academics and sports. Being named as Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars is a prestigious honor that highlights the achievements of these outstanding individuals.

App State takes pride in their student-athletes and celebrates their success both on and off the field. The university is committed to supporting these individuals in their academic and athletic endeavors, and congratulates them on this well-deserved recognition.

By Samantha Jones

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