Boyette, four UPIKE teammates claim academic honors

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PIKEVILLE – Five University of Pikeville cheerleading student-athletes earned Academic All Mid-South Conference honors, league officials announced on Tuesday.

In order to be nominated by an institution, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade-point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale and have achieved at least sophomore academic status.

Earning the honor from UPIKE were Betsy Layne High School graduate Olivia Boyette, Shannon Howder, Caitlin Hunt, Jessalyn Hunter and Kaci Nicole Wilcox. For seniors Hunter and Wilcox, this is their third straight academic honor from the conference, while Howder, a junior, earns her second straight.

Community Trust Bank is the sponsor of the Mid-South Conference Academic Award program.

Community Trust Bank, founded in 1903 in Pikeville, currently serves the people and communities of Kentucky, West Virginia and Tennessee with 71 banking locations. Community Trust Bank is committed to providing its customers and the communities they serve, the highest standards of personalized customer service by offering both competitive and innovative products and services.

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