AIA PRESS CENTER
Hamilton High School
4A-5A Scholar Athlete Recipient
Makayla is an AP scholar with honor, Triple Impact Competitor WInner, First Team Arizona All-Academic for Basketball, and a National Honor Society member, while maintaining a GPA of 4.72. These acadmic milestones are even more impressive when you consider her basketball awards. Makayla was the District Player of the Year, Team MVP and was named Honorable Mention All-state in Arizona as a junior. Her sincere commitment to service is reflected in her involvement with the Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) organization. Makayla has started her own business in which she bakes and sells bread with all proceeds going to the FMSC. She has currently donated over $5,000. Her involvement fuels her desire to start her own non-profit business. She wants to eliminate world hunger with not simply money, but also by educating others about the plight of malnourished children.
With all of her academic and athletic achievements, the opportunities to have basketball scholarships was a relatity that she chose to forego to attend Notre Dame. Makayla has a deep passion and love for basketball, but her true passion is to use her education to achieve her goals of service and help those in need around the world. She has a desire to not just acknowledge the problem, but be a part of the solution leading with post passion and conviction.
Makayla plans to attend Notre Dame where she will pursue a degree in business.
Events for the week of October 24, 2016
Winter Hardship Appeals - 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
4A Conference Committee Meeting - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
AIA Fiscal In-Service 1.0 & 2.0 * Webinar - 9:00 am - 10:00 am
2016 AIA 2A-6A Football State Tournament Bracket Show
The football state tournament brackets for the 2A through 6A conferences will be revealed during the football bracket show live on AZPreps365.com beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29 You can also listen on the radio on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM.
2016 AIA Volleyball State Tournament Bracket Show
The volleyball state tournament brackets will be revealed during the football bracket show live on AZPreps365.com beginning at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30.
2016 AIA 1A Football State Tournament
The football state tournament for 8-man football continues on Saturday, Oct. 29. Check the brackets for the matchups and be sure to visit the tournament information page for complete details.
2016 AIA Fall Soccer State Tournaments
The fall soccer state tournaments will be held Oct. 28 through Nov. 5. Check the brackets for the boys and girls for the matchups and visit the tournament information page for the boys and girls for complete details. The championship games can be seen live on the NFHS Network on Saturday, Nov. 5 for as low as $9.95 for a monthly pass.
2016 AIA Badminton State Tournaments
The badminton team state tournaments begin on Monday, Oct. 24 and conclude with the championships on Thursday, Oct. 27. Check the brackets for the matchups and be sure to visit the tournament information page for complete details.