Weatherford Democrat

June 21, 2013

Three WC athletes named Academic All-Americans


Weatherford Democrat

— Staff Report

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has singled out three Weatherford College athletes as Academic All-Americans. 

Baseball player Skyler Wheeler earned the Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence, an honor reserved for players with a perfect 4.0 grade point average. Basketball player Hailey Owen (3.8 gpa) and baseball player Bobby Garner (3.85 gpa) were included on the Superior Academic Achievement list.

Wheeler is a pitcher/outfielder from Fort Worth Arlington Heights High School. Owen is a graduate of Albany High School and a guard for the Lady Coyotes. Garner is a catcher from Grand Prairie High.