Florida Atlantic Student-Athletes Excel Academically
The Owls took 15 top-five finishes throughout the day.
Eight student-athletes were named to the president's list after earning a perfect 4.0 GPA for fall 2012.
Freshman (2013): Competed on the 200 yard medley relay team finishing in fifth against FGCU (2:01.12)...set personal best at FAU in the 100 yard free (53.35) and the 500 yard free (5:16.65)...finished the 100 yard breaststroke in 1:10.98 for FAU's fourth best time of the season...received academic honors for the fall 2012 and spring 2013 semesters.
High School: Swam for coach Shannon Dunworth...was a member of the 2008, 2009 and 2010 Division 2 Girls' MHSAA swimming state championship team and a member of the 2011 Division 1 Girls' state champs...was the 2010 Catholic League champion in the 100 freestyle, and was awarded All-Catholic that season...team was also Catholic League champions, and Oakland County champions, every year from 2008-2011...recepient of "Most Determined" award...member of both the National Honor Society and Science Club...four-year varsity letterwinner.
Personal: Marine biology major...born in Detroit...daughter of Carl and Monica Jackson...has an uncle that was a World Champion in the bench press...aspires to be a marine biologist, studying sharks..likes reading and drawing.