Huntington, Ind.—Eight Huntington College fall sport athletes recently earned the highest academic honor awarded to an individual within his or her respective sport. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) awards the All-America Scholar Athlete to juniors and seniors who display excellent achievement in the classroom along with outstanding skill on the playing field. For the 2004-2005 fall season, seven Forester soccer players and one volleyball player earned the prestigious honor. Those individuals included:
Joy Bamford, a junior psychology major from Cape Elizabeth, Maine.
Kara Fultz, a junior biology education major from Angola, Ind.
Ashley Gonterman, a junior physical education major from Roanoke, Ind.
Christi Shook, a junior not-for-profit business major from Franklin, Ind.
Benjamin Gayed, a junior chemistry major from Huntington, Ind.
Chad Pryor, a junior business management major from Sheridan, Ind.
Scott Samson, a senior recreation management major from Mason, Mich.
Jami Fusselman, a senior mathematics education major from Huntington, Ind.
The Huntington College Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past seven years, Huntington has produced 50 NAIA All-America honors and 99 All-America Scholar Athlete honors.