HHS basketball students recognized with Scholar Award, Academic All-State


The University Interscholastic League has presented Harlingen High School seniors Juan Cerrillo, Elijah Rhodes, and Esteban Vela with the Scholar Award, a recognition honoring high school athletes who demonstrate excellence in the classroom as well as on the athletic field.

To be eligible for the award, candidates must meet the following criteria: participate in varsity sports, carry a minimum GPA of 3.2, and exhibit leadership qualities within the school and the community.

In addition, Texas High School Coaches Association has named Cerillo and Vela to its 2nd Boys Basketball Academic All-State Team for the 2015-2016 school year.

Each year, high school senior athletes are nominated by their head coach to be recognized with this honor; students are selected by criteria including grade point averages and class ranks.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *