Geophysics Student Recognized as Academic All-Canadian

Jan 16th, 2018

A. Leitch

Joey Pittman (far right) with other members of his track and field team
who were also honoured as Academic All Canadian athletes.
The people from left to right are:
Gerard Power (HKR), Erica Hayward (Med.), Nicole Chan (Eng.), Dr.Jennifer Stender (
Geophysics Student Recognized as Academic All-Canadian

Department of Earth Sciences geophysics Honours student, Joey Pittman, was recently recognized as an Academic All-Canadian for his achievements in varsity track and field athletics while maintaining an 80+ average. In 1988, USPORTS introduced its first Academic All-Canadians, those exceptional student-athletes who achieve an academic standing of 80% or higher while playing on a university varsity team. On January 10th, the Sea-Hawks hosted their first event to celebrate the academic accomplishments of Memorial's student-athletes who have been named Academic All-Canadians. Only 39 students throughout the university received this honour.

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