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Hillsborough all-academic boys team

Boys Student-Athlete of the Year

Darrin Gibson, Robinson

Weighted/unweighted GPA: 5.08/3.40

Standardized test score: 1190

Sports: Cross country, soccer, track

College: Florida State, where he will compete for a spot on the Seminoles track team.

Proudest academic accomplishment: Getting accepted to all the schools he applied to, a list that includes UF, FSU, USF, UCF and Brown.

Proudest athletic accomplishment: Winning the Class 2A state title in the 800 meters after picking up the event his junior year. He previously specialized in the 1 mile and 2 mile.

Did you know? Gibson calls his mother, Kimberly, who lives in Mississippi, before and after every race. … He was the drumline captain at Robinson. … Gibson and his twin brother, Terril, both members of the Robinson track team, will attend FSU.

First team

Dylan Tozier, Plant

Weighted/unweighted GPA: 6.76/3.96

Standardized test: 1500 SAT, 35 ACT

Sports: Tennis

Notable: Salutatorian. … Four-year letterman in tennis. … National merit finalist. … National Math Competition representative. … Mu Alpha Theta president. … Math team president. … Science Honor Society president.

College: Rice

Brian Shim, Berkeley Prep

Unweighted GPA: 3.95

Sports: Tennis

Notable: National Forensic League Academic All-American. … Cum Laude Society. … National Honor Society. … Six years of varsity tennis. … 2009 Times second-team all-county tennis.

College: Dartmouth

Taylor Drane, Sickles

Weighted/unweighted GPA: 5.6/3.91

Standardized test: 1300 SAT, 30 ACT

Sports: Football

Notable: Two-year football team captain. … Principal's honor roll. … Engineering club treasurer. … Geometry tutor

College: Franklin College

Jakob Konner, Robinson

Weighted/unweighted GPA: 6.16/4.0

Standardized test: 1350 SAT, 33 ACT

Sports: Baseball

Notable: Two-year baseball co-captain. … Robinson High School Heisman winner. … Anne Frank Humanitarian Award

College: Florida State, where he will try out for the baseball team and major in biology in hopes of becoming a pharmacist.

Eric Tyler Williams, Armwood

Weighted/unweighted GPA: 6.31/3.95

Standardized test: 1400 SAT

Sports: Tennis

Notable: Valedictorian. … Two-year tennis team captain. … National merit scholarship award winner. … Sunshine State Scholar for math and English. … Voted "Most Likely to Succeed."

College: USF college of engineering

Honorable mention

Armwood: Joseph H. Plourde; Berkeley Prep: Julian Gari; Chamberlain: Brian Collera; East Bay: Chaz Burrows; Sickles: Daniel Wehunt

Hillsborough all-academic boys team 06/12/09 [Last modified: Friday, June 12, 2009 10:01pm]
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