Oskaloosa–Zack Johnson (Jr., Decatur, Ill., Mechanical Engineering) was honored for his excellence in the classroom as he was named a 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Men’s Cross Country Scholar-Athlete Friday.
Johnson, a first-time honoree, was among a list of 222 male harriers from within the NAIA to be awarded the laurel. He owned a perfect 4.00 Grade Point Average entering this fall.
To be eligible for the award, athletes must be of at least junior academic standing, maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale, and have attended the nominating institution for at least one full academic year.
For the complete list of all the NAIA Men’s Cross Country Scholar-Athletes, go to http://www.naia.org/fls/27900/1NAIA/SportsInfo/scholar-athletes/2016/Men’s%20Cross%20Country%20Scholar-Athlete%20Nominees_Web.pdf?DB_OEM_ID=27900
Story provided by Wade Steinlage