AIA PRESS CENTER
Miami High School
Student of the Year & 1A-3A Scholar Athlete Finalist
Although participating in three different sports Dennis continued to maintain a 4.0 GPA throughout his high school career and was ranked number one in his class. Participating in Football, Soccer and Tennis all four years of high school as well as being President of National Honor Society his senior year. Dennis was a member of the drama club, Junior State of America, Mock Trial as well as Student Council. He was the captain of the Varsity football team for three years and Varsity soccer team for two years. Dennis has a strong work ethic and truly strives to help others as much as achieve his personal goals. He is demanding of himself and his abilities, both on the field and in the classroom, but to command himself in a manner that quietly acknowledges his greatest of accomplishments. This mindset has given Dennis the honor of attending the United States Air Force Academy in the fall.
While attending Miami High School Dennis organized a benefit softball tournament for wounded worriers, was a contributor for Books for Soldiers, a part of Leadership for Service Program as well as competing over 260 hours of community service. Not only has Dennis achieved his academic goals for high school, he has gone above and beyond for the community and his athletics.
"Dennis is an exceptional young man. He demonstrated a great work ethic both on and off the field. He set goals for himself and worked extremely hard to obtain them every day, he was very determined." - Jeremiah Johnson, Miami HS Football
"Coach Dennis was the true leader always encouraging every team member to always give 100% and to never, never give up." - Byron K. Mills, Academic Counselor
Congratulations to all the state champions of the fall season. Good luck to our member schools in the upcoming winter season.
State Tournament Qualifying
Please see the following on how teams qualify for post-season play.