NCEA Announces September Standout Student-Athlete of the Month


NCEA Announces September Standout Student-Athlete of the Month
Friday, October 20, 2017

The National Collegiate Equestrian Association has announced its inaugural Standout Student-Athlete of the Month

September, 2017

The National Collegiate Equestrian Association has announced its inaugural Standout Student-Athlete of the Month. Every month the NCEA recognizes student-athletes for their accomplishments in the ring, however the NCEA would like to highlight athletes on their outstanding performances out of the ring, including academics, philanthropy, outstanding attitude, and embodiment of an ideal teammate.

Name of Athlete: Jada Taylor

School & Year: Texas Christian University, Junior (Graduating 2019)

Hometown & Major: Washington D.C. & Strategic Communication

Highlighted Accomplishments:

  • Cumulative GPA: 3.737
  • 2015-2016 Big 12 Commissioner Honor Roll
  • 2015-2016 TCU Equestrian Team Letter Winner
  • 2016-2017 APHA NCEA Academic Honor Roll
  • 2016-2017 TCU Equestrian Team Spirit Coordinator
  • 2015-2017 Contributed over 20 hours of community service to the TCU and Fort Worth community.
  • 2016-2017 Season: Competed against Texas Tech University
  • 2016-2017 TCU Equestrian Team Sportsmanship Award
  • 2016-2017 Big 12 Commissioner Honor Roll
  • 2016-2017 TCU Equestrian Team Letter Winner
  • Summer 2017: U.S. Oncology corporate affairs intern for AstraZeneca in D.C
    • Internship focused on internal and external communication
  • 2017-2018 Season: Earned her first competitive point against Texas Tech University in Equitation on the Flat.
  • 2017-2018 TCU SAAC President