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Robert Tyrel London
Blue Ridge High School
Student of the Year
In the most challenging honors curriculum, Tyrel has a 4.0 un-weighted GPA; a 6.0 weighted GPA, is ranked number one in is class and has been on honor roll thirteen times. He will graduate with 35.5 credits earning an honors diploma with sixteen honor/AP courses. All while participating in Track and Field, Football, Choir, Student Body as Vice President, Native American Club as President and Blue Ridges SADD program as Treasurer and Vice President. London is also the Founder and director of The Full and Focused Project. This project aims to better the educational experience of underprivileged youths, especially through the provision of necessities such as food so as to allow their attentions to be given towards academic pursuits.
Tyrel loves the spirit of teamwork and understands its importance in his leadership positions. He lives up to a code of high moral standards directed by his faith in all his decisions. He is a young man with a strong character who cares greatly about others.
In the words of Eric Harmon, Blue Ridge High School Principal, "I say without hesitation that Tyrel London is up to nothing less than impacting the world in a positive way on a global scale."
Dr. Anna Battle to serve on NFHS Board of Directors
The National Federation of State High Schools (NFHS) National Council has elected Dr. Anna Battle, assistant superintendent of plant operations, Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD), to serve as the at large representative from Sections 3 and 7 on the NFHS Board of Directors. Read More.
2014 Sollenberger Classic
The 2014 edition of the Sollenberger Classic, presented by Station Casinos, will again be held in Las Vegas at Fertitta Field on the campus of Bishop Gorman High School. The Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) participants will feature 2013 Division I State Champion Mountain Pointe High School and a Division I Quarterfinal team in Brophy Prep. The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association (NIAA) participants will feature 2013 Division I State Champion Bishop Gorman High School and Division I Runner-up Reed High School. Read more.