2021 Scholar-Athlete Award Recipients

Female Award Recipient

Arden Neff
San Angelo Central High School

Arden participated in four years of Basketball and Track and two years in Cross-Country at San Angelo Central. Throughout high school, Arden was recognized as a 6A All-District Track performer, 1st in District 300m hurdles, advanced to area in 300m hurdles and the 4×400 meter relay and participated on a Bi-District championship basketball team. Arden participated in Student Council and National Honor Society as well as volunteering in numerous church activities. Arden finished with an overall GPA of 103.8, was ranked 16th out of 700 and scored a 32 on her ACT and 1400 on her SAT.  Her plans are to attend Southwestern University and major in Chemistry.

Male Award Recipient

William Saxman
Cinco Ranch High School

William competed in 4 years of Track and Field at Cinco Ranch earning a 4th place finish in the 6A Pole Vault competition at the UIL State Track and Field meet. He was also recognized as an Academic All-State performer, Team MVP of Field Events and captured first place in the Pole Vault in the District, Area and Region meets. William is a member of the Spanish National Honor Society, Young Men’s Service league, The National Hoor Society and a volunteer at both school and community events.  William is ranked #3 in a class of 778 and scored a 1550 on his SAT. He has a GPA of 4.80 and is an AP Scholar of Distinction having completed 16 AP classes.  William will be attending the University of Texas at Austin in the Fall.

Year
Name
High School
2021
Arden Neff
San Angelo Central High School
2021
William Saxman
Cinco Ranch High School
2020
Sydney Plemons
Fort Bend Stephen F. Austin High School
2020
Reece Novicke
Sealy High School
2019
Anna Thomas
Timber Creek HS
2019
Garrett Madison
Katy HS
2018
Hanna White
Canyon Lake HS
2018
Colby Feris
Birdville HS
2017
Kali Simpson
Porter HS
2017
Grant Gillespie
Cypress Ranch HS
2016
Adriana Urueta
Del Rio HS
2016
Russell Hurrell
William Howard Taft HS
2015
Karina Sanchez
Del Valle HS
2015
Omar Perales
Pasadena Sam Rayburn HS
2014
Gabby Nelson
Birdville HS
2014
Cade McCallie
Canyon HS
2013
Hailey Rebar
O.W. Holmes HS
2013
Parker Kneis
Northwest HS