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Two women’s harriers named Scholar-Athletes

November 22, 2013

Two juniors on the Avila University women’s cross country team were named 2013 Daktronics-NAIA Women’s Cross Country Scholar-Athletes, the NAIA announced Nov. 22.

Joan Kessler, from Lawson, Mo., and Amanda Littleton, from Grain Valley, Mo., were honored as scholar-athletes for maintaining a minimum grade-point average of 3.5 and being at least a junior in academic standing.


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Avila University is a private, co-educational, values-based liberal arts institution founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, offering undergraduate, graduate, and adult degree programs. Avila University is located at 119th and Wornall Rd in southwest suburban Kansas City, Mo.