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Evje and Three NCTC Teams recognized for NJCAA Academic Awards

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. (August 5, 2014) – Tara Evje was recognized by the NJCAA for academic honors for the 2013-2014 sports season. The NJCAA Student Athlete awards were previously recognized by the NJCAA as Academic All American honors. Evje received the Superior Academic Achievement award, which are for student athletes who have completed three full time semester’s with a GPA between (3.80-3.99). Tara was a member of the Pioneer Volleyball team and Softball team last season and will be continuing her education at Northland in the Nursing program. Tara graduated from Fosston high school and her parents are Richard and Keni Evje of Fosston.

All three of Northland’s Women’s teams were among the teams recognized with GPA’s over 3.00. Northland’s Volleyball team had a 3.14 GPA, Women’s Basketball team had a 3.12 overall GPA and Softball had a 3.03 GPA.

The 2013-2014 season marks the 31st year the NJCAA has recognized the success of its student-athletes in the classroom. With minimal changes, the NJCAA academic awards program has been in place since 1983.



Northland Community and Technical College is a comprehensive college with campuses in East Grand Forks, Minn., and Thief River Falls, Minn. One- and two-year degrees, transfer programs and diploma certification are available in a variety of majors, as well as workforce training and continuing education programs. NCTC is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Visit the College at www.northlandcollege.edu. NCTC is an equal opportunity educator and employer