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Kirkland garners NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

Staff Reports • Mar 21, 2017 at 3:59 PM

Cumberland’s Garrett Kirkland was named a 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete on Monday, as announced by the national office.

Student-athletes must be a junior or senior and carry a 3.50 grade-point-average and above to be eligible for the award.

The Carbon Hill, Ala., native holds a 3.75 GPA in special education and is set to graduate in May. A total of 62 players from around the country were honored by the NAIA.

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