Thursday, January 30, 2014
Joey Amon of Summerville was recognized as a Hurricane Scholar Athlete in a recent ceremony at Louisburg College.
Amon is a member of the Louisburg College menís soccer team.
At the beginning of each spring semester, Louisburg College recognizes athletes who achieved high levels of academic success during the previous year. On Jan. 15, the College recognized more than 100 students during the Hurricane Scholar Athletes Awards Ceremony in the Roger G. Taylor Athletic Center.
Scholar athletes were recognized at the ceremony for their academic achievement during the Spring 2013 and/or Fall 2013 semester.
During the ceremony 73 scholar athletes received a Bronze medal, awarded to those who earned a GPA between 3.00 and 3.49; 45 scholar athletes received a Silver medal, awarded to those who earned a GPA between 3.50 and 3.99; and 16 scholar athletes received a Gold medal, awarded to those who earned a perfect 4.00 GPA.