AIA PRESS CENTER
Buckeye Union High School
Student of the Year
Eleanor has proven to be an exemplary student in the sense that she is graduating with a 5.38 weighted GPA and ranked number one of 317 in her class. She has taken every honors core class offered at Buckeye Union High School, has been accepted to the International Baccalaureate Program (IB) and has taken seven IB classes a year for the last two years. Eleanor is a three sport varsity athlete for the school. In addition to swim, basketball and tennis, she is also a member of the National Honors Society, Student Council and Culture Club at BUHS. She was also chosen as the delegate for Buckeye Union to attend girls' state. Outside of school, Eleanor is heavily involved in her church and youth group. Her time management and dedication skills surpass those of her peers by far. Through school groups, her church group and on her own, Eleanor makes a habit of giving back to the community through various community service projects.
Although Eleanor is very reserved, she is amazingly smart, friendly, loyal and intrinsically motivated. Eleanor puts much pride into being a state tennis champion as she does her ranking number one in her class. She shows the importantce to others that beinga student before an athlete makes her a better student-athlete. Not only is she a great student who has proven to be a role model for other students, but she is an amazing person as well. Eleanor understands that hard work and persistent are keys in her future.
Eleanor plans to attend the University of Arizona and will prusue a degree in nursing. She also hopes to participate in tennis while at the U of A.
Events for the week of April 17, 2017
AIA Executive Board Meeting - 7:30 am - 11:59 pm
Division III Tennis Seeding Meeting - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
6A Conference Meeting - 10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Soccer Sports Advisory Committee Meeting - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Girls Equity Committee Meeting - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
2017 AIA State Basketball Tournaments
The championships in 6A take place on Tuesday, Feb. 28. Watch all the semi-finals and championships basketball games on the NFHS Network for as low as $9.95 for a monthly pass. Check the brackets for the boys and the girls for all the match-ups, visit the tournament information page for the boys and girls for complete details, and download the programs