Belmont Named to District I GTE Academic All-America Team

November 18th, 1998 by Adam

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The starting center on the Plymouth State College football team has been recognized for his accomplishments in the classroom.

Junior Chris Belmont (Campton, NH/Plymouth Reg. H.S.) was named to the 1998 GTE District I Academic All-America Football Team (College Division), as voted by the College Sports Information Directors of America. The members of the District I team, including Belmont, are now eligible for selection to the national football Academic All-America squad, which will be announced December 8th.

A physical education major, Belmont is maintaining a 3.57 grade point average at Plymouth State. He is a two-time selection to the Freedom Football Conference All-Academic Team.

Belmont has also been involved in several community service projects, such as “Safe Walk,” a volunteer escort service that operates on and off campus on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. As President of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, he organized a blood donation day for members and non-members to become part of a national bone marrow donors file. He also organized a food and toiletries drive for the homeless which involved members of the fraternity collecting food and toiletries from students to donate to the local homeless shelter.

Now in his second year as starting center, Belmont has helped the Panthers to two straight 7-3 regular seasons and consecutive appearances in an ECAC play-off game. Earlier this week, Belmont was selected a Second Team Freedom Football Conference All-Star.

In the News

Example Image

Three local high schools to compete in 31st season of ‘Granite State Challenge’ on NHPTV

Monitor staff Monday, November 24, 2014 (Published in print: Tuesday, November 25, 2014) Some of the smartest students in the state are gearing up to compete in the 31st season of the Granite State Challenge on New Hampshire Public Television. Students from 16 high schools will participate in the televised competition, including teams from Concord […]

Example Image

Plymouth State students, alumni provide Thanksgiving meals

By DAN SEUFERT Union Leader Correspondent Andy McDonnell, an alumni of Plymouth State University and the Phi Beta Upsilon fraternity, works with Rev. Preston Fuller of the Tilton-Northfield United Methodist Church, who checks off a donations list on his clipboard. (DAN SEUFERT/Union Leader Correspondent) PLYMOUTH — Thanksgiving meals came early to hundreds of low-income and elderly […]

Example Image

Knowledge is power

PLYMOUTH––All that glitters is not gold, and everything you read on the Internet is not true. Finding reliable, factual reference information in today’s high technology world is not easy, but Plymouth State University’s Lamson Library and Learning Commons is showing Rivendell Academy students the best way to ferret out what’s fact from fiction. Twenty-seven juniors […]