IHSA All-State Academic Team


The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is proud to announce the 26 students who have been selected to the 2020-21 All-State Academic Team. The 13 male and 13 female honorees of the IHSA’s top academic honor were chosen from a group that included hundreds of students throughout the state. “This is a tremendous honor and I hope every student who was nominated takes a great deal of pride in all that they have accomplished,” said IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson. “These students are the embodiment of what it means to take advantage of the entire high school experience. I am thankful to Caterpillar for providing the All-State Academic Team platform to honor and congratulate them.”

Every IHSA member school was invited to nominate one female student and one male student by the February deadline. Nominees needed to possess a minimum 3.50 grade point average on 4.0 scale after their 7th semester, have participated in at least two IHSA sponsored sports or activities during each of the last two years and demonstrated outstanding citizenship.

The nominations were evaluated by a committee made up of IHSA principals, representatives of the Illinois Activities Directors Association and representatives of the Illinois Athletic Directors Association. One male winner and one female winner from each of the seven IHSA Board of Directors Divisions were selected initially, while the final 12 spots on the team were then rounded out with at-large candidates from anywhere in the state.


 

 

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2020-21 All-State Academic Team


William Braid, Herrin (H.S.)
Pierce Cousins, Glen Ellyn (Glenbard West)
Kate Dickman, LaGrange (Lyons)
Molly FitzPatrick, Barrington
Alexi Fogo, Eureka
Katrina Geiersbach, Hinsdale (Central)
Sydney Hartoin, Troy (Triad)
Rachel Hilby, Rockford (Boylan Catholic)
Isabel Kapustka, Chicago (Payton)
Thomas Kavanaugh, Chicago (Marist)
Andrew Kribs, Jerseyville (Jersey)
Ella Larson, Bloomington (Central Catholic)
Katherine Lemke, Wheaton (St. Francis)
Colin Linnen, Chicago (St. Ignatius)
Thomas Matheson, Gurnee (Warren)
Elizabeth McNicholas, Chicago (Mother McAuley)
Justin Mumford, Trenton (Wesclin)
Daniel Renshaw, Mahomet (M.-Seymour)
Lydia Roller, Staunton
Kris Shah, Algonquin (Jacobs)
Tatum Settelmyer, St. Charles (North)
Brooke Stromsland, Lake Villa (Lakes)
Christopher Thulin, Downers Grove (North)
Ryan Wong, Chicago (Lane Tech)
Josh Woodrey, Fairbury (Prairie Central)
Nate Youman, Stillman Valley

2020-21 Honorable Mention Team


Caroline Adam, Rock Island (Alleman)
Gavin Baird, Martinsville
Ty Baxter, Downs (Tri-Valley)
Savanah Beavers, Stanford (Olympia)
Connor Bryan, Kewanee (H.S.)
Thomas Bumann, Woodhull (AlWood)
Lily Carey, Skokie (Niles West)
Breanna Ciemny, Joliet (Catholic Academy)
Aaliyah Denius, Fithian (Oakwood)
Brigid Dunn, Carlinville
Kelsey Dwyer, Palos Hills (Stagg)
Elizabeth Eck, Springfield (Lutheran)
Alyssa Eckels, Palatine (H.S.)
Matthew Egly, Oswego (H.S.)
Shayna Ellis, Chicago (Jones)
Caleb Farthing, Auburn
Kieran Favazza, Alton (Sr)
Rogerio Fragale, Yorkville (H.S.)
Eamon Glascott, Chicago (Payton)
Benjamin Haake, Carterville
McKenna Handy, Pecatonica
Owen Hays, LaGrange (Lyons)
Alyssa Heitz, Peru (St. Bede)
Macie Lucas, Roxana
Sean Mahanes, Chicago (Brother Rice)
Levi Maierhofer, Seneca
Matthew Meyer, Niles (Notre Dame)
Alyssa Miulli, South Elgin
Alden Moss, Breese (Mater Dei)
Briar Nevills, Savanna (West Carroll)
Megan Ng, Northfield (Christian Heritage Academy)
Andrew Niser, Chicago (Jones)
Jesika Pabello, Chicago (CICS Northtown)
Dane Pfeiferling, Hamilton
Jackson Pree, Gilman (Iroquois West)
Evan Roper, Barrington
Kenzie Rushing, Pickneyville
Benjamin Schneiderheinze, Lake Villa (Lakes)
Delaney Seligmann, Oak Park (Fenwick)
Olivia Spraul , Effingham (St. Anthony)
Anthony Standish, Aurora (Marmion Academy)
Cameron Strubbe, Carlinville
Finola Summerville, Lake Forest (H.S.)
Evan Sutton, Highland
Laine Torrance, Macomb
Amber Vroman, Seneca
Emily White, Sullivan
Josie Woodrome, Nashville
Iris Xie, Chicago (University)
Andrew Yatzkan, Wheaton (St. Francis)