Louisburg College Recognizes 139 Scholar-Athletes

On Wednesday, January 27, the College held its annual Scholar-Athletes Awards Program, honoring 139 student-athletes.The program was held in the Roger G. Taylor Athletic Center prior to the men’s basketball game against Wake Tech.

The Hurricanes Scholar-Athletes Awards Program was established at Louisburg College in 2005 to encourage student-athletes at Louisburg to be scholar-athletes. The awards are given to all varsity student-athletes who earn a semester grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Student-athletes received awards based upon the following criteria for the spring 2015 and fall 2015 semesters: Gold (GPA of 4.0); Silver (GPA of 3.5-3.99); and Bronze (GPA of 3.0-3.49).

President Mark La Branche and Athletic Director Mike Holloman gave remarks during the program and Assistant Professor of Religion Josh Parrot served as the guest speaker.


Josh Parrott

Guest Speaker Josh Parrott

President La Branche congratulating the winners

Hank and RJ

Baseball players R.J. Arthur (L) and Hank Niblock

Volleyball Players

Members of the volleyball team