Yamalapalli Completes Women’s Tennis Player, Student-Athlete of the Year Sweep

first_imgFirst Team Second Team The Southland Conference awards committee, which consists of one administrator from each of the 13 member schools, votes for the student-athlete of the year. The Southland student-athlete of the year award is presented to one student-athlete who achieves excellence in both academics and athletics. All nominees must have earned at least a 3.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale and demonstrated athletics achievement for at least two years at the nominating institution. Charoline Erlandsson Sr. McNeese Stockholm, Sweden Management 3.72 Judit Castillo Gargallo*2 Jr. Northwestern State Teruel, Spain Heath & Exercise Science 3.93 Student-Athlete of the Year: Sahaja Yamalapalli, Sam Houston State Her Bearkat teammate Lusine Chobanyan was also an automatic selection on the first team, along with fellow first-team all-conference honorees Emilija Dancetovic and Judit Castillo Gargallo of Northwestern State. Gargallo and Central Arkansas’ Marli van Heerden are the only repeat all-academic picks, and Abilene Christian’s Illeana Mocciola rounded out the first team. Northwestern State led the way with three all-academic selections as Ela Iwaniuk was voted to the second team, joined by Southeastern Louisiana’s Katya Cornejo, New Orleans’ Trang Dao, McNeese’s Charoline Erlandsson, Abilene Christian’s Jordan Henry and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s Maria Maldonado. Cornejo. Lusine Chobanyan* Jr. Sam Houston State Yerevan, Armenia Accounting 3.82 2019 Southland Women’s Tennis All-Academic Teams Name Class School Hometown Major GPA The average GPA of the all-academic squads is 3.84 with three individuals boasting a perfect 4.0 figure: Yamalapalli, Cornejo, an engineering technology major, and Maria Maldonado, a finance major. Ela Iwaniuk Jr. Northwestern State Konarskie, Poland Physical Sciences 3.53 The 2019 Southland Conference Player of the Year backed up her on-court success off the court with a perfect 4.00 GPA in food science and nutrition. The President’s List member garnered the top athletic accolade and first-team all-conference honors with a 10-1 record at No. 1 singles in league play.center_img The All-Academic teams are voted on by the head coach, sports information director and an academic/compliance staff member from each Southland Conference institution. Student-athletes must possess a 3.0 cumulative GPA, have completed one full academic year at the nominating institution and participated in at least 50 percent of the team’s competition to qualify for All-Academic selection. Nominees who were named to the All-Conference First Team are automatically named Southland All-Academic. Trang Dao Sr. New Orleans Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Exercise Physiology 3.70 FRISCO, Texas – Sam Houston State’s Sahaja Yamalapalli is the 2019 Women’s Tennis Student-Athlete of the Year, the league announced Monday with its all-academic teams. All yearly awards are presented by Ready Nutrition. ^Student-Athlete of the Year*-Automatic Selection2-Two-Time All-Academic Selection Name Class School Hometown Major GPA Katya Cornejo So. Southeastern Louisiana Aguascalientes, Mexico Engineering Technology 4.00 Emilija Dancetovic* Jr. Northwestern State Belgrade, Serbia Business Administration 3.80 Sahaja Yamalapalli^* So. Sam Houston State Hyderabad, India Food Science & Nutrition 4.00 Jordan Henry Sr. Abilene Christian Oklahoma City, Okla. Communication Disorders 4.00 Illeana Mocciola* So. Abilene Christian Rio Negro, Argentina Management 3.81 Maria Maldonado Jr. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi El Ejido, Spain Finance 4.00 Marli Van Heerden*2 Sr. Central Arkansas George, South Africa Accounting 3.79last_img read more

Hundreds of millions tendered for Belle Vue rip-rap sea defence, roads

first_imgThe Public Infrastructure Ministry has procured tenders for a number of road works, in addition to the construction of a rip-rap sea defence at Belle Vue, West Bank Demerara, Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara), when the Tender Board met at the National Procurement and Tendering Administration (NPTA), Finance Ministry, in Georgetown on Tuesday. This tender attracted 14 bidders with the Engineer’s estimate reaching the sum of $175,853,850.A total of 14 bids were opened for the construction of a nursing hostel in the New Amsterdam School of Nursing compound, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne).The entity procuring this service is the Public Health Ministry with the Engineer’s estimated cost to construct is $60,136,213.According to information received from bidders, the hostel is expected to contain 16 self-contained units, inclusive of a toilet and bath. The dimensions of the rooms will be 13 feet by 28 feet.In addition to the hostel, tenders were also presented for the extension of the School of Nursing building in New Amsterdam.This expansion attracted 13 bidders with the Engineer’s estimate of $30,488,511.The Ministry of the Presidency also tendered for rehabilitative works to the Cabinet Room. The engineer’s estimate to complete the rehabilitation was $32,157,250.last_img read more