By Andy Krutsinger, Mt. Pleasant News
The Mt. Pleasant boys? track and field team was well represented on the spring?s All-Academic teams. The Panthers had 14 athletes receive the Mt. Pleasant scholar athlete award, 11 athletes honored on the All-SEC academic team and one athlete named All-State.
Jonathan Ita was the All-State selection for the Panthers. He received a certificate from the Iowa Association of Track Coaches that acknowledged him for outstanding achievements in athletics and academics.
The athletes listed as All-Conference and athletes who received the Mt. Pleasant scholar athlete award can be found below.
All-SEC ACADEMIC: Jonathan Ita, Jake Lowe, Keegan Rich, Kyle Vanderham, Zach Beason, Sam Beatty, Chase Lamm, Garrett Maddy, Levi Puig, Tate Shull and Jacob Stukerjurgen.
Mt. Pleasant Scholar Athlete Award: Cole Burns, Jonathan Ita, Jake Lowe, Keegan Rich, Zach Beason, Sam Beatty, Chase Lamm, Garrett Maddy, Cody Mertens, Tate Shull, Jacob Stukerjurgen, Jaden Davis, Konnor Peterson and Khang Trong.