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 January 23, 2017
Spring Hardship Appeals
Girls Equity Committee Meeting - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
AIA Officials Softball Training - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4A Conference Meeting - 9:00 am - 11:59 pm
Sports Medicine Advisory Committee Meeting - 7:30 am - 9:00 am
AIA Soccer Bracket Show - AIA Office - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
2017 AIA Varsity Spirtline State Championship presented by U.S. Army
The event will be held at Gilbert High School on Saturday, Jan. 14 beginning at 8 a.m. and can be watched live on the NFHS Network for as low as $9.95 for a monthly pass. The Spiritline Program is available for download.