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Highland athletes receive Academic All-American recognition

The tradition of high-quality student-athletes participating in Cougar athletic programs continued in 2019-2020. Twelve Highland Community College student-athletes were named to the National Junior College Athletic (NJCAA) All-American teams.

NJCAA All-Academic First Team: 4.00 GPA

Jadrian “JJ” Flores – Men’s Basketball — Lake in the Hills

Hannah Holland – Softball — Orangeville

Elizabeth Barton – Women’s Bowling — Maple Park

NJCAA All-Academic Second Team: 3.80-3.99 GPA

Jonathon Silvers – Gol — Byron

Jenna Diehl – Volleyball — Freeport

Javier Jazo – Golf — Freeport

Ahlasia Kloepping – Volleyball — Freeport

Emma Kinney – Softball — Dakota

NJCAA All-Academic Third Team: 3.60-3.79 GPA

Connor Hyde – Men’s Bowling — Clinton, IA

Vuk Stevanic – Men’s Basketball — Jagodina, Serbia

Maleah Linden – Volleyball — Lena

Allison Kultgen – Volleyball — Byron

More information can be found by visiting or contacting the Athletic Department at 815-599-3465.