Nicole La Chappelle has been named the University of Mount Olive Female Scholar-Athletes of the Month for the month of January.
A member of the women's tennis team, La Chappelle is a Business Administration Human Resource Management major who holds a 3.915 GPA.
La Chappelle helped the Trojans win the 2017 Conference Carolinas Championship title and competed at a few tournaments in the fall to prepare for the 2018 spring season.
The UMO women's tennis team opens the season on February 3 when they travel to Florence, S.C., to compete in the City of Florence College Tennis Invitational.
Scholar Athlete of the Month winners are nominated by University of Mount Olive faculty members and selected by a committee chaired by UMO math professor and faculty athletics representative Dr. Brenda Cates.