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Ten district student-athletes nominated for MSHSL Triple “A” Award

(01/08/2021) Ten Anoka-Hennepin student-athletes have been nominated for the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) Triple “A” Award for the 2020-21 school year.MSHSL Triple A Award

Each year, the MSHSL honors student-athletes who excel in Academics (3.0 GPA or better), Athletics (at least one MSHSL-sponsored athletic activity) and Arts (MSHSL-sponsored debate, one-act play, speech, visual arts, and instrumental or vocal music). The award is given to one senior girl and one senior boy in the state.

Anoka, Blaine, Champlin Park and Coon Rapids high schools represent Region 5AA while Andover High School is in Region 7AA for the MSHSL Triple “A” Award.

Each school in the state can nominate one senior female and one senior male student for consideration. Triple “A” Award recipients are selected through a multi-level process involving member schools of the league, the league’s administrative regions, and a special committee of educators, business leaders, and members from the fine arts and athletic communities.

The Anoka-Hennepin nominees for the Triple “A” Award are:

  • Andover High School - Elsie Groebner and Brock Williams.
  • Anoka High School - Sari Steffen and Chance Urista.
  • Blaine High School - Janessa Bennett and Shane Garber.
  • Champlin Park High School - Alyssa Lo and Josh Strong.
  • Coon Rapids High School - Audrey Anderson and Sonny Thao.