BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Southern Athletic Association has formed a new honor society for graduating seniors, and eight members of the Birmingham-Southern class of 2016 have qualified.
The graduating senior must have achieved a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average, and have been voted either First- or Second-Team All-Conference at any point during their career.
The members of the inaugural class of Sigma Alpha Alpha Honor Society are:
Lauren Bedford (Volleyball | Trussville, Ala.)
Yorisha Bryant (Women's Basketball | Los Angeles, Calif.)
Nick Maxey (Football | Leeds, Ala.)
Katie McCormack (Volleyball | Germantown, Tenn.)
Avery Newcomb (Women's Soccer | Madison, Ala.)
Shana O'Brien (Women's Lacrosse (Toms River, N.J.)
Jessie Sperry (Women's Soccer | Powder Springs, Ga.)
Molly Waddell (Swimming and Diving | Florence, Ala.)