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LADY PLAINSMEN HOOPSTERS PLACE 5 ON HONOR ROLL - added 1/30/2016
Fall 2015 FPC Honor Roll
The Frank Phillips College Women's Basketball Team had five student-athletes finish with a 3.5 or better during the Fall 2015 semester.
A trio of freshmen earned a spot on the FPC President's Honor Roll with a perfect 4.0 grade point average. The three were: guard Amanda Costa of Tulsa, Okla.; forward Annette Crear of Houston; and Sarah Samarron of Earth.
The FPC Vice President's Honor Roll requires a student to earn a 3.5 GPA or higher. Freshman shooting guard Kori Howard of Wheeler and freshman guard Alisha Taylor of Hawkins both landed on the Vice President's Honor Roll with a 3.8 and 3.6 respectively.
All five freshmen and sophomore guard/forward Markysha Forrest (3.3 GPA) from Fort Worth were eligible for the Western Junior College Athletic Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll which requires student-athletes to earn a 3.25 GPA or better.
As a team the Lady Plainsmen had a 3.09 GPA for the Fall 2015 semester.
LADY PLAINSMEN EARNS NJCAA ACADEMIC AWARD - added 8/9/2015
Aliyah Richard receives NJCAA Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement
The National Junior College Athletic Association Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement was awarded to Aliyah Richard for compiling a 3.6 grade point average during her two years as a Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen. Richard is a 2015 FPC graduate.
While at Frank Phillips, Richard was a member of Phi Theta Kappa and received multiple academic honors including a 3-time selection to the Western Junior College Athletic Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll. She also made the FPC President's Honor Roll once with a perfect 4.0 GPA and twice landed on the Vice President's Honor Roll with at least a 3.5 GPA.
There are 16 colleges that play women's basketball in NJCAA Region V and Richard was one of four women's basketball players receiving an NJCAA Academic All-American Award in the region and one of two selected in the eight member WJCAC.
The Ennis, Texas native helped FPC win 39 games in her two seasons and earned a scholarship to continue her education and basketball career this fall at St. Gregory's University located in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
LADY PLAINSMEN PLACE SEVEN ON HONOR ROLL - added 6/13/2015
Spring 2015 WJCAC Commissioner's Honor Roll
The Frank Phillips College Women's Basketball team had seven student-athletes earn a spot on the Spring 2015 Western Junior College Athletic Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll. The seven Lady Plainsmen hoopsters each finished with a 3.25 grade point average or higher for the Spring 2015 semester.
Two of the Lady Plainsmen, freshman point guard Gabriela Alvarez of Houston and freshman shooting guard Hayley Burnett of Pampa, both had a perfect 4.0 GPA. Also finishing the Spring with better than a 3.25 GPA were: Demi Read, freshman forward from Dalhart; Mattie Turner, sophomore shooting guard from Tulia; Rosielee Sosa, freshman post from Houston; Mesha Wade, sophomore guard from Dallas; and freshman forward Markysha Forrest of Fort Worth.
The Lady Plainsmen as a team finished with better than a 3.0 GPA for the Spring 2015 semester.
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