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Becker students named to Hampshire Honor Society

Becker students named to Hampshire Honor Society

Published on: April 20, 2020

Ryan Gries and Robert Pellerin have been named to the  Hampshire Honor Society.Becker College students Ryan Gries and Robert Pellerin have been recognized by the National Football Foundation (NFF) and named to the Hampshire Honor Society. The students were selected based on their academic and athletic accomplishments throughout their collegiate careers.

Gries, who hails from Northford, CT, is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. Pellerin, of Gorham, ME, is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science, with a Pre-PT/Health Science Concentration.

“We are pleased to honor another impressive group of athletes as part of this year’s Hampshire Honor Society,” said NFF President & CEO Steve Hatchell, in a release from the organization. “For more than a decade, the Hampshire Honor Society has served as a powerful vehicle for schools to recognize their college football players who have distinguished themselves both academically and athletically, and we congratulate the schools and each of these young men for their commitment to excellence in all aspects of their lives.”

The NFF Hampshire Honor Society is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play. In order to be eligible for this honor, the recipients must have completed their final year of playing eligibility in 2019, must have attained a minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of a 3.2 throughout the entire course of undergraduate study, met all NCAA-mandated progress toward degree requirements, and must have been a starter or significant contributor throughout the 2019 season.

Information for this story was provided courtesy of the National Football Foundation. To read their complete news release, click on the following link: NFF Hampshire Honor Society Release.

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