Belhaven College continued it’s tradition of honoring student athletes for their academic and athletic achievements during, “Excellence in Athletics Day,” Thursday morning, September 18. Students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in the last semester were recognized as part of the “3.0 club” presentation and athletes were honored with various national academic and athletic awards, along with highlights from the spring 2008 sports season. During the ceremony, Jessica Gunning and Stephen Shelt were recognized for receiving the 2007-2008 David M. Halbrook award. The award is based on Academic and Athletic performance and is given to two athletes at each of Mississippi’s private College’s and Universities.