Piedmont again in top three for USA South Academic All-Conference

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Local students receive honor

DEMOREST, GA (06/12/2020)– The USA South Athletic Conference included 169 Piedmont student-athletes in its 2019-20 Academic All-Conference Team. Among those receiving the honor were:

Kelly Ackerman of Loganville, GA

Abigail Arrington of Loganville, GA

Rebecca Balon of Monroe, GA

Nathan Boyce of Loganville, GA

Morgan Calhoun of Loganville, GA

William Olson of Monroe, GA

Kaylee King of Loganville, GA

Dalton Meeler of Monroe, GA

A record total of 1,702 student-athletes earned recognition from the conference while eight schools placed 100 or more athletes on the list. To be eligible, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.30 GPA in each of the two semesters of a given year.

Huntingdon College led all schools with 184 honorees while Piedmont placed second with 169.

Piedmont has continued its impressive streak of not finishing outside the top three in Academic All-Conference honorees since joining the league in 2012-13.

About Piedmont College

One of the most dynamic small colleges in the Southeast, Piedmont is an independent liberal arts college of more than 2,500 students. The college’s four schools-Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, and Nursing & Health Sciences-develop tomorrow’s leaders by engaging students in the classroom, in their community, and around the world. Founded in 1897, Piedmont offers bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degree programs at its Demorest residential campus in the foothills of the northeast Georgia mountains and at its Athens campus in the heart of Georgia’s Classic City.

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