Congratulations to Aidan Jakobsohn, Of Ingleside High School, as our Student Athlete of the Week! Aidan has a 3.8 g.p.a. and is ranked 30th in his senior class. He’s a multi-sport athlete for the Mustangs in football, basketball, baseball and track and field.
Aidan is having a phenomenal year so far as quarterback for the Mustangs. He’s thrown for 2,144 yards and 35 touchdown passes, guiding the Mustangs to a 7-0 record. He has his sights set on playing college football next fall, but he’s undecided where he will play. He has several offers on the table, and he will make his decision later this year. His goal is to earn a degree in Electrical Engineering.
Already this fall, Aidan was named Homecoming King and Football Beau. He’s also volunteered his time with a community car wash and elementary school mentoring. Keep being a great leader Aidan!
Congratulations to senior, Lisette Garza, of Taft High School, as our Student Athlete of the Week! Lisette has a 4.0 g.p.a., placing her 4th overall in her class. She’s a member of the National Honor Society and secretary of the Student Council and a multi-sport athlete for the Greyhounds in volleyball, tennis, track and field and cheerleading.
Lisette wants to attend Texas A&M next fall where she will major in pre-med. Her dream job is to become an anesthesiologist.
In addition to being elected team captain for volleyball, Lisette also sets a great example of service to her community. She’s participated in the following: Beach to Bay registration, family day at Steel Dynamics, beach cleanups, Summer Bash and working concessions at middle school football games.
Lisette recently was awarded a $500 scholarship and an outstanding scholar from M.N.S.I. She also is closing in on 1000 career kills in volleyball.
Keep up the great work, Lisette!
Congratulations to Colton Harrison, of Gregory Portland High School, as our Student Athlete of the Week! Colton, a senior, has a 4.1 g.p.a. and is in the top ten percent of his class. He’s a member of the National Honor Society and F.F.A. Colton is also a multi-sport athlete for the Wildcats, as a two-way player for football and multiple events for track and field.
In college, Colton is looking to earn a degree in either engineering or in the bio-medical field. He has multiple track and field scholarship offers from various schools on the table and he plans to decide on a school by the end of the year.
He has set a great example of leadership at GP with his community service. Colton has participated in various events like beach cleanups, setups for Veterans Day ceremonies and at the Fairgrounds for F.F.A. shows.
Keep being a great leader, Colton!
Congrats to this week’s recipient of the Student Athlete of the Week, Aubrey Flores, from Carroll High School. Aubrey, a senior, has a 3.5 gpa, a member of T.O.K.C., senior council and the Board of Superintendents Ambassadors. She’s also a multi-sport athlete for the Tigers in volleyball, track and field and cross country.
Aubrey is planning on signing a volleyball scholarship with Bryant and Stratton in Virginia and plans on getting her degree in nursing. Her goal is to become a travelling nurse and see the country as she helps care for others.
She has volunteered her time at elementary schools with mentoring and she tutors A.V.I.D. students at Carroll. Aubrey also likes to spend time caring for animals and travelling.
Keep being a great role model, Aubrey!
Congratulations to Madilynn Cantu, of Moody High School, as our Student Athlete of the Week!
Madilynn, a senior, has a 4.5 g.p.a. and is ranked number 9 in her class. She’s a member of National Honor Society, Student Council, T.O.K.C., Senior Council reporter and National Honor Technical Society.
Madilynn is undetermined on which college she will attend next fall, as she keeps her options open for a volleyball scholarship. If she decides not to play anymore, Madilynn will attend the University of Texas. Her plan is to pursue a degree in biology and to become an orthopedic surgeon.
As busy as she is with the extracurricular activities at Moody, Madilynn still finds time to volunteer in the community. She’s given her time at her church and with school setups and cleanups for various events.
Madilynn’s oldest brother Michael, was our the first ever MIC Sports Network Male Athlete of the Year.
Congratulations are in order to Jackson Lovvorn, of King High School, as our Student Athlete of the Week! Jackson, a senior, has a 4.1 gpa and is ranked 38th in his class. He’s also a member of the National Honor Society.
Jackson is ranked number one in the region for cross country. Recently, he won the Border Olympics in the 5A/6A division, while setting a new school record. He’s had great success as a runner for the Mustangs as he has qualified for state twice.
Jackson also recently committed to the University of Houston to run Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor track. He’s also going to join the Air Force Academy’s R.O.T.C. while at U of H and will enter the Air Force after graduation in hopes of becoming a pilot.
Keep up the great work and best of luck to you this season, Jackson!
Congratulations to our first recipient as Student Athlete of the Week, Mia De La Pena, of Veterans Memorial High School. Mia, a senior at Vets, has a 4.2 gpa, and is also a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, T.O.K.C., and Eco Eagles.
She’s also a multi-sport athlete in both volleyball and basketball. Mia has earned First Team All-South Texas honors in both volleyball and basketball, including T.A.B.C. All-Area in basketball.
Mia plans on attending Texas A&M Corpus Christi next fall, to earn a degree in Business Accounting. Her dream job is to own her own accounting firm one day.
Mia is the younger sister of Cameron De La Pena, who was the MIC Sports Network Male Athlete of the Year in 2022.