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Stephanie Socias, Academy of Holy Names

Girls Scholar-Athlete of the Year

All-Academic team

Honorable mention

Girls' Hillsborough All-Academic team

Weighted/unweighted GPA: 4.84/3.99

Standardized test score: 1480 SAT

Sports: Basketball (three years), cross country (two years), track (two years)

Proudest academic accomplishment: Becoming valedictorian, because "it took four years to get. It wasn't just one test. It was four years of work."

Proudest athletic accomplishment: When the track team won districts her junior year, when she ran on the 3,200 relay and won the 3,200. "It was the first year I ran the 2-mile and I was excited to move on and have the team do so well."

Last class in which she earned lower than a B: She can't remember. "Maybe in third grade?" she said.

College: She will attend Notre Dame this fall and is undecided about her major. She was invited to walk on to the cross country team.

Did you know? Stephanie was born blind in her right eye and had four surgeries before she was 4 months old. Last summer, she had surgery to insert a prosthetic eye.

Eduardo A. Encina, Times staff writer

Page Price

Berkeley Prep

Unweighted GPA: 3.95, standardized test: 29 ACT

Sports: Cross country, track

Notable: Placed third at Class 2A state meet in 800 and 1,600, eighth in 3,200 relay ... owns four track school records (400, 800, 1,600, 3,200 relay)

College: University of Miami

Sara Demuth

Durant

Weighed/unweighted GPA: 5.63/3.95, standardized test: 1260 SAT

Sports: Volleyball, basketball, softball

Notable: Times All-Suncoast softball pitcher of the year as a senior ... third-team all-state, first-team All-Suncoast in softball as a junior ... four-time district champions

College: Augusta State

Elissa Hausmann

Gaither

Weighted/unweighted GPA: 6.08/3.97, standardized test: 25 ACT

Sports: Volleyball, flag football

Notable: Ranked fourth in senior class. ... two-time volleyball team MVP

College: University of Florida

Jamie Mera

Chamberlain

Weighted/unweighted GPA: 6.26/3.99, standardized test: 1290 SAT

Sport: Tennis

Notable: Class salutatorian ... eight-time medalist (seven silvers, one gold) in Class 3A state tennis finals ... state doubles champion as a senior

College: Missouri

Hilary Jones

Armwood

Weighted/unweighted GPA: 6.54/3.98, standardized tests: 1300 SAT, ACT 30

Sports: Basketball, cross country, track

Notable: Class valedictorian ... two-time Class 3A state top-eight in the 3,200 relay. ... holds three school track records

College: South Florida

Ivonne Rodriguez

Tampa Bay Tech

Weighted/unweighted GPA: 6.3/3.7

Standardized test: ACT 27

Sports: Soccer, cross country

Notable: Soccer team captain ... cross-country team captain

College: South Florida

Caity Pautler

Wharton

Weighted/unweighted GPA: 5.57/3.89, standardized tests: 1080 SAT, 26 ACT

Sport: Volleyball

Notable: Two-year team captain ... Times All-Hillsborough Honorable Mention

College: Savannah (Ga.) College of Art and Design

Mary Kate Smith

Chamberlain

Weighted/unweighted GPA: 5.84/4.00, Standardized test: 1230 SAT

Sports: Softball, volleyball

Notable: Top 2 percent of senior class ... CAPS program ... Times All-Suncoast second team in softball

College: Stanford

Samantha Levine

Armwood

Weighted/unweighted GPA: 5.76/4.0, standardized tests: 1220 SAT, 28 ACT

Sport: Softball

Notable: Times All-Hillsborough County honorable mention as a senior, junior and freshman ... National Honor Society

College: Tampa

Ashley Givens

Spoto

Weighted/unweighted GPA: 5.71/3.87

Standardized tests: 1080 SAT, ACT 26

Sports: Soccer, tennis, swimming, cheerleading

Notable: Third in graduating class. ... captain of soccer, tennis, swimming and cheerleading teams ... student government president

College: University of Florida

Eleanor Walling

Tampa Prep

Unweighted GPA: 3.9, standardized test: 1490 SAT

Sports: Tennis, golf

Notable: Two-time most improved golfer award ... in tennis, district doubles runnerup as a junior. ... district champ in doubles as a senior

College: Florida

Anabel Fernandez

Leto

Weighted/unweighted GPA: 6.13/3.85, standardized test: 1300 ACT

Sports: Tennis, soccer

Notable: Class valedictorian ... tennis co-captain ... National Honor Society

College: South Florida

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