A+ Athlete: Jordan England

By: Daniel T. Gotera Email
By: Daniel T. Gotera Email

HOWE, TX – It’s time to check in with this week's A+ Athlete. Daniel Gotera takes us down to Howe High School to meet a basketball player who relieves the stress of the classroom by hooping it up.

Jordan has a GPA of 97 and is ranked fourth in her class, but studying a lot can get frustrating and that’s where basketball comes in.

Wile she is on the court, she does pretty well. Jordan has been named MVP at several tournaments throughout her career and made the all district team last year. She says nothing is better than getting out on the court and her work both on and off the floor impresses her head coach.

In addition to her athletic success, Jordan is the senior class president, is on the National Honor Society and is on the student council she wants to study financing and would like to stay in lone star state by attending the University of Texas.

Congratulations to Jordan England on being named this week’s A+ Athlete.

We'll introduce you to another A+ Athlete every Friday here on First News AM. School officials, coaches, teachers, and counselors are encouraged to send in your nominees.

A+ Athletes…
--must be a senior..
--must be nominated through the student’s school district- not a parent.

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  • by Kiley Location: Howe, Texas on Jan 21, 2009 at 11:01 AM
    Congratulations sweetheart, you deserve this, we are so proud of you!!! Love you, Alan, Kiley, Karsyn and Will
  • by Dan Nelson Location: Dublin, CA on Jan 19, 2009 at 12:09 PM
    Congratulations Jordan! We would like to profile your work on www.nuresume.com which is the first Student Resume Network for students. You can list all of your achievements on your very own online portfolio page.
  • by p Location: denison on Jan 18, 2009 at 10:27 AM
    well i bet dad(mark)is very proud.it seems you picked up on his basketball skills.way to go.
  • by Wendy Location: Howe on Jan 17, 2009 at 06:52 PM
    Way to go Jordan!!!
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