Continuing its excellence in men and women’s athletics, the Cowley College athletic programs ranked fourth in the NJCAA Scholarship Division in the 2005-06 Pepsi/NATYCAA Awards Program. The rankings are based on the performance of the men and women’s athletic programs at NJCAA schools during the 2005-06 academic year.
Cowley finished just one spot away from receiving a $1,000 cash award for their general scholarship fund. The top-three teams in the NJCAA Scholarship Division were awarded a trophy at the Annual Pepsi/NATYCAA Awards Luncheon, held at The National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators Convention in New Orleans, La. June 19-20.
The top-three schools also received a cash award for their institutions general scholarship fund in the amount of $2,500 for first place and $1,000 for second and third place. Monroe Community College finished first with 147.5 points, while Erie Community College (133.5 points) and Johnson County Community College (123.5 points) finished second and third, respectively. Cowley finished with 113.5 points.
This is the third year of the Pepsi/NATYCAA Awards Program. The National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators is the national professional organization of all two-year college athletic administrators from throughout the United States.