HCISD cross country and volleyball athletes were recognized by the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) as 2020-2021 Academic All–State Recipients on November 6.
The THSCA Academic All-State Teams recognize high school athletes who excel in both academics and athletics.
Alexaundria D. Perez from Harlingen High School South was recognized as an Academic All– State athlete honorable mention for cross country.
Walker Alexander from Harlingen High School was recognized as Academic All-State 2nd team for cross country.
Cassandra Rodriguez and Alexa Gonzalez from Harlingen High School, were recognized for Academic All–State 2nd team for volleyball.
Alyssa Aleman and Destiny Martinez received an Academic All–State honorable mention for volleyball.
To be nominated for Academic All-State, a student must be a senior athlete in good standing with their team, of good moral character, and have an overall average of 92 or above.
Nominations are submitted by coaches and then reviewed by the THSCA. Students are then rated on a point system based on GPA, class rank and ACT/SAT score.