Keels Chosen December CACC Student-Athlete Of The Month
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Ashley Keels, a senior basketball student-athlete at Bloomfield College, has been chosen as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) December Student-Athlete of the Month, announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. The CACC Student-Athlete of the Month is awarded from September to May to student-athletes who thrive in athletics, in the classroom and in the community.
Keels, a native of Washington, D.C., is a key reserve on the basketball court and a leader in the classroom at Bloomfield College. Ashley has made the Dean’s List six times and last winter made the CACC All-Academic Team while majoring in Criminal Justice with a 3.67 grade-point average. She also is a member of “Who’s Who Among Collegiate Students” for her strong academic achievements.
Ashley has excelled outside the classroom and hardwood by being involved with numerous community service organizations at her school and in her hometown. She has participated each year in the Breast Cancer walk and helps run the youth basketball clinic for Autistic children at Bloomfield College. In addition, she has been involved with the “Meals on Wheels” program for the Newark, N.J. area since 2009. Keels has used her leadership and basketball talents by volunteering with the Dream Makers Academy, a youth basketball camp in Washington, D.C.