The event recognized scholar athletes from Reedley College, Fresno City College, and Clovis Community College for exceptional academic performance.
Jessica Rudd, Yosemite High School graduate and sophomore member of the Reedley College women’s golf team, and Sawyer Pittman, a Sanger High School graduate and sophomore member of the Reedley College baseball team were recognized as the Reedley College female and male Scholar Athletes of the Year.
In total, 64 athletes from Reedley College were recognized as scholar athletes for achieving a 3.0 to 3.49 grade point average (GPA); and 37 athletes from Reedley College were recognized as Torch Lighters for achieving a 3.5 or greater GPA. The GPAs were achieved during the spring or fall 2016 semesters.
Reedley College, established in 1926, is a campus of State Center Community College District. Reedley College is comprised of the main campus located in Reedley and college centers located in Madera and Oakhurst. The College and Centers serve approximately 14,000 students annually.