NICEVILLE, Fla.- Northwest Florida State College (NWFSC) is pleased to announce that 16 Raider athletes have been named as members of the Florida College System Activities Association’s (FCSAA) 2021-2022 All-Academic Team.

The FCSAA is a statewide non-profit corporation that regulates, coordinates, and promotes intercollegiate activities in athletics, brain bowls, forensics, model united nations, music, student governments, student publications, and theatre.

This year, 1,161 students participating in FCSAA programs were recognized for maintaining a minimum 3.30 GPA throughout the 2021-2022 academic year. 

“We are proud of our Raider athletes for their commitment to excellence in everything they do,” said NWFSC President Dr. Devin Stephenson. “I look forward to seeing what they accomplish as they continue working toward their academic goals and hone their talents and skills this season.”

Below are the current NWFSC student-athletes who achieved this honor:

Softball: Gracie Bellard, Brilee Broussard, Riley Gibson, Maycie Hardy, Kassidy Hood, Emma Langston, Julia Petty, Abigail Pippen, and Layla Thompson

Baseball: Samuel Wyatt Castoe, Will Cannon, Kelly Crumpton, and Cade Easterbrook

Women’s Basketball: Marissa Gasaway and Zyniah Thomas

Men’s Basketball: Jaylon McDaniel

For more information on Northwest Florida State College Athletics, please contact Ramsey Ross, Northwest Florida State College Athletic Director, at (850) 729-5358 or

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