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Six Dutch Football Players Honored for Academic Achievement

Posted: Thursday, May 1st, 2014 at 5:50 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports - Cory Houser

The National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society features six Central football players on their most recent list for 2013-14. The Society is in its eighth year, and recognized senior football players who are starters or significant reserves that carry a cumulative GPA of at least 3.20. On top of the list for Central is Nolan Blythe, who has a 3.94 GPA and is studying for a chemistry major. JJ Kotz has a 3.76 GPA and is studying elementary education. A full list of Central’s recognized seniors can be found below.
Name (hometown/high school) Position GPA Major
Nolan Blythe (Orange City/MOC-Floyd Valley) WR 3.94 Chemistry

Jacob Edleman (Mechanicsville, North Cedar) DB 3.31 Business management

Joe Flaherty (Burlington) OL 3.37 Social science

Blaine Forsythe (Pella) WR-P 3.65 Elementary education

JJ Kotz (Indianola) DL 3.76 Elementary education

Tanner Price (Des Moines/Christian) K-P 3.30 Biology

Iowa Conference schools with players recognized:

School No. of honorees
Dubuque 8
Central 6
Simpson 5
Wartburg 3
Luther 2