USA Boxing Announces National Academic Awards Winners

July 03, 2018, 11 a.m. (ET)

USA Boxing announced the finalists of the USA Boxing National Academic Awards, USA Boxing’s national recognition for graduating high school boxers.

This is the first year USA Boxing has recognized high school boxers for their academic success. The inaugural class of awardees are those student-boxers graduating in Spring 2018. Student-boxers were nominated by organizations and individuals from around the U.S., utilizing an extensive national network of amateur boxers’ excellence inside and outside of the ring.

USA Boxing Academic Awardees, Spring 2018:

Aubrey B. Cox, Winfield City High School, Winfield, Alabama.

Earleonta Trevito Evans, Lagrange High School, Lagrange, Georgia.

Allister Macdonald, Pembroke Hill School, Kansas City, Missouri.

Angel Martinez, Auburn High School, Rockford, Illinois.

Romalin Martinez, MacArthur Senior High School, Houston, Texas.

Rudy Navarro, Public Safety Academy, Fairfield, California.

Isaiah Javon Phillips, Homeschool, Carrolton, Georgia.

Jacob Serrano, Banning High School, Banning, California.

Zahrah Siddiq, Ranney School, Tinton Falls, New Jersey.

Rhett Spencer Manuel Sullivan, Franklin High School, El Paso, Texas.

Hannah A. Thompson, Wichita East High School, Wichita, Kansas.

Nathan Todd, Oak Hills High School, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Jaydon M. Vigil, Mullen High School, Denver, Colorado.

About the USA Boxing National Academic Awards

Eligible high school boxers are registered with USA Boxing, Spring 2018 graduates, with boxing experience or demonstrated proficiency in boxing activities. Student-boxers submitted two short essays reflecting on their boxing experience. All USA Boxing National Academic Awardees will receive an official letter, certificate, and commemorative book.

About USA Boxing, Inc.

USA Boxing is the national governing body for Olympic-style boxing in the United States. USA Boxing regulates and organizes boxing activities including National Championships. High-performance boxers represent Team USA in Olympic Games and Pan American Games under the auspices of USA Boxing, the United States Olympic Boxing Committee, and the International Boxing Association. More than 40,000 boxers, 30,000 coaches and officials, and 1,600 Member Clubs are members of USA Boxing. Learn more about USA Boxing at