JACKSON, MS (02/16/2012) - The following student athletes earned a 3.0 GPA for the 2011 fall semester:

Katherine Kaim from Niceville, FL is a freshman pursuing a Bachelor of Science from Belhaven University and is on the Blazers' Soccer team.

Katherine Miller from Niceville, FL is a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Science from Belhaven University and is on the Blazers' Soccer team.

The Belhaven University Athletic Department celebrated the achievements of student athletes during the Excellence in Athletics Day on Thursday, February 9, 2012 at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall.

This semi-annual event was held to honor students who excel in both athletics and academics. Over 100 students were recognized for earning a 3.0 GPA for the past semester.

Belhaven stands among the select Christian colleges and universities that offer a unique general core curriculum encouraging the development of a personal worldview. The university believes a Christian worldview is a key to preparing men and women academically and spiritually to serve Christ Jesus in their careers, in human relationships, and in the world of ideas.

Founded in 1883, Belhaven University now serves over 3,000 students from campuses in Jackson, Memphis, Orlando, Houston, Chattanooga, Atlanta and online, offering traditional undergraduate degrees, graduate and adult degree programs, and online degree programs.