Skyline College Women’s Basketball Team was named Scholar Team recipient by the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) for the 2018 – 2019 Academic Year. Only one team is selected for each sport sponsored by the CCCAA. This is a special award as it emphasizes academic achievement of all the members of a specific team.
The criteria for nomination are:
- Participation in an intercollegiate sport during the 2018 – 2019 academic year
- 80% or more of team participants successfully completing 12 or more units during their season of sport.
- Achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for all units attempted by members of the team during their season of sport.
- Achieving better than average results in intercollegiate athletic competition
Teams are nominated by each conference in every sport and compete against all other teams / conferences in the state for this honor. Congratulations to our deserving students on their wonderful accomplishments both in the classroom and on the court and to their Head Coach Chris Watters, and his staff in supporting and working with the students.
Additional thanks to all the faculty and staff at Skyline College, with special recognition to Kate Browne and Dr. Jennifer Taylor-Mendoza who wrote letters of support for the nomination, for your hard work in helping our students. This is the second consecutive year that our Women’s Basketball program has been selected for this honor.
Article by Joseph Morello | Photo by Visual Sports