Record number of CR student-athletes earn academic honors

EUREKA, Calif. (KIEM) – A record number of College of the Redwoods athletes have made the list of state all academic honorees.

The 25 athlete awards will be published by the California Community College Athletic Association for the 2019-2020 academic year.

To earn the honor, student athletes must pass 24 total units within the academic year and season of competition, and they must have a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.5.

The previous high of CR honorees was 17, during the 2018-2019 academic year.