Eight Carbon High School student-athletes earn Academic All-State honors

Eight Carbon High School senior student-athletes have been recognized for their excellence in the classroom during the 2019-20 winter season with a selection to the Academic All-State team in their respective sport by the Utah High School Activities Association and the Deseret News.

Individuals are selected for the award on the basis of their athletic ability and academic proficiency. The Academic All-State award is decided by either meeting an index score (view here) or having a 4.0 unweighted grade-point-average.

Below is the complete list of Carbon athletes recognized for their academic excellence:

Girl’s Swimming:
Ashlin Baker
Emily Jespersen

Wrestling:
Ridic Migliori

Girl’s Basketball:
Abbie Saccomanno
Jordan Bianco

Boy’s Basketball:
Kaleb Nelson

Drill:
Kirsten Etzel
T’Ann Passarella

For over 25 years the UHSAA has presented the Academic All-State Award to recognize those students who have excelled in the classroom as well as in athletic competition. Individuals are selected for this award on the basis of their athletic ability and academic proficiency. With over 85,000 students participating in high school activities, this award is the most prestigious honor the UHSAA presents to senior students.