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Four Student-Athletes Awarded Scholarships at Hall of Champions


Four San Diego City College student-athletes, including Yevgeny Chernish, Ian Leibitzke, Imani Griffin, and Michael Smeltzer, were awarded scholarships at a luncheon at the San Diego Hall of Champions on Saturday, April 12. 

Chernish (second from right), who just wrapped up his second season with the men's volleyball team, was awarded the Health & Exercise Science Scholarship. He was recently accepted to the nursing program at SDCC and will begin those studies in the Fall.

Women's volleyball player Imani Griffin (right) and men's volleyball player Ian Leibitzke (left) were awarded the Harry West Scholarship. Griffin will be attending Brevard College in North Carolina this Fall and Leibitzke has accepted a volleyball scholarship to play at Morningside College beginning in the Fall.

Smeltzer (second from left), a freshman on the Knights' cross country team, was awarded the Men's Cross Country Scholarship, which was sponsored by the San Diego Track Club.