Proudly Sponsors the 2013 BEF Academic All-American Award

September 21, 2013 (Englewood, CO): The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) strives to support and recognize the billiard student-athletes who excel in the classroom and in competition. The BEF Academic All-American junior award honors those student-athletes who earn an entry into the BEF Junior National 9-Ball Championships along with earning at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
This year’s junior award recognized 41 recipients who each received recognition during the BEF Junior Nationals awards banquet, a commemorative trophy, and a $75 gift certificate to spend with the growing online billiard and dart retailer, All student-athletes who achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA received$100 gift certificate for
Congratulations to the 2013 BEF Academic All-American Award Winners:
Iris Alvarenga
*Joey Bourgeois
Cheyanne Cevallos
Seth Chilcutt
Ricky Evans
Mikey Evans
Ashley Fisher
Carly Fristoe
Hailey Fullerton
Ashley Fullerton
Joshua Goodknight
Adilynn Hoffman
Samuel Hoffman
Tyler Howell
*Michelle Jiang
Mathew Johnson
Kody Kelly
Sheign Krafczik
Seth Krafczik
Chayton Lofgren
Ian Lucera
*Baron Mauro
Jake Miosi
*Jacob Miska
Tanner Nickels
Micah Ott
Mahkeal Parris
Keila Perez
Andy Poutry
Juli Poutry
Paxton Proctor
Taren Stewart
Cristina Watson
Joseph Watson III
Selena West
Kyle White
*Shane Wolford
Savanna Wolford
* Indicates a perfect 4.0 GPA
Str8 Shots is an online retailer for billiard and dart supplies. Visit their store at They have also been hosting a series of successful adult and junior events throughout Colorado and plan to bring even more events, including tournaments and fundraisers in the coming months.
The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) was formed in 1993 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity committed to promoting a lifelong love of pool and building the next generation of players through youth programs and academic scholarships. Visit or call (303) 926-1039 to learn more about junior billiard programs in your area.