AIA PRESS CENTER
Desert Christian High School
1A-3A Scholar Athlete Finalist
Sarah is an exceptional athlete. As a soccer player, she is a four-time AIA All-Section, three-time AIA All-State, former AIA palyer of the year and Arizona Daily Star First Time All-Southern Arizona performer. She is the career leader in goals at Desert Christian and has been offered a soccer scholarship at Colorado Christian University. In addtion, Sarah holds the school record for the 400 meeter dash in track and this year will play number one singles and doubles on the tennis team. Sarah has played a sport in every season during her four years at Desert Christian. Being a three sport athlete she will earn the Diamond Eagle Athletics Award before graduation.
Sarah has been an officer for three years in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes program at Desert Christian and this has helped improve her leadership skills. She held the title of President of the National Honors Society, and has an very impressive academic resume. During her senior year, Sarah helped create multiple opportunities for student/teacher community interactions by organizing two-step classes and socials. Students of all grades had a change to have fun and to build meaningful relationships with each other and their teachers. Sarah will certainly excell in whtaever academic program she chooses, not just because she is a caring person, but because she puts forth honest and consistent effort in all that she does.
Sarah plans to attend either Colorado Christian University or Grand Canyon University to study Physical Therapy.
Events for the week of March 20, 2017
AIA Executive Board Meeting - 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sports Medicine Advisory Committee Meeting - 7:30 am - 9:00 am
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