Several area student-athletes were among a group from McKendree University who earned GEICO Academic All-Conference honors from the Great Lakes Valley Conference.
Madelyn Tepe of Venedy was honored as part of both the women’s cross country and track and field teams.
Two Lady Bearcats golfers from the area were also honored: Margaret Schnoeker of Okawville and Hope Reuter of Nashville.
Alli Liske of Ashley, who plays softball at McKendree, was also among those selected for the honor.
In order to receive GEICO Academic All-GLVC honors, a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.30 or higher throughout the course of the recently-completed academic year.