ATCA 2019-20 Student Athlete Award Recipients

The Arkansas Track Coaches Association (ATCA) would like to honor Arkansas's High School Cross Country and Track and Field student athletes for their outstanding achievements during the 2019-20 school year.These awards are typically celebrated and awarded to deserving highs school athletes at our Arkansas Track and Field Hall of Fame Banquet in Little Rock during the month of June.However, due to the pandemic, we have made many adjustments to our process.During this time of hardship, we wanted to give our high school athletes something positive about their track and field season, even though many schools didn't have an opportunity to run any outdoor meets.

Our ATCA board discussed and came up with criteria, procedures, and a system to award our state's best academic and athletic based performances.This process included many current and a few former Arkansas high school coaches.

  


The awards are as follows:

1.      The All Arkansas Academic Team - The criteria used for this award is that students had to have a minimum of a 3.5 cumulative GPA and a 25 ACT score.

2.      All Arkansas Team - The criteria used for this team was solely based on the athlete's performance during the 2019-2020 Indoor Track and Field season (we could not use results from outdoor season due to COVID-19).

3.      All State Team - The criteria used for this award are as follows:Competitors had to finish either as a state champion or a state runner-up in the ATCA State Indoor Championships in any of the events in their divisions.

 

The indoor state meet was held at The University of Arkansas on February 28-29.There were 108 schools and almost 1900 student athletes that competed in our state indoor meet.

 

"We would like to recognize outstanding track athletes with All State, All Academic and All Arkansas Awards.  These student athletes are the elite in their events.  They represent themselves and their schools as well.We are proud to highlight each one of these fine young men and women."  Drew Yoakum, Indoor High School State Track Meet Director 2020, Fayetteville High School Track Head Coach and Assistant Athletic Director.  

 

Our goal at the ATCA is to provide our interscholastic student athletes, our sport, our schools, and our coaches a way to promote our success in the sports of cross country and track and field in the state of Arkansas.We work closely with Arkansas Activities Association and all of our schools' administrators and coaches.

 

All Arkansas Track & Field Team 2020 Boys

All Arkansas Track & Field Team 2020 Girls

Cade Clark

Benton

Sydney Suggs

Bentonville

Daniel Graham

Bentonville

Sydney Billington

Bentonville

Marquez Ester

DeQueen

Grace Litzinger

Fayetteville

Trace South

Farmington

Kessiah Bemis

Fayetteville

Carter Betts

Fayetteville

Jackson Keese

Haas Hall Rogers

Isaiah Sategna

Fayetteville

Heidi Baranauakas

Haas Hall Rogers

Caedmon Kyles

Genoa Central

Jill Robertson

Jessieville

Reuben Reina

Har-Ber

Kamaria Russell

Little Rock Central

Cedric Williams

Lafayette County

Stahja Hayes

Magnolia

Hunter Johnson

Lake Hamilton

Becca Beard

Maumelle Charter

WoynChatmon

Little Rock Central

Cassidy Mooneyhan

Pea Ridge

Joesee Perkins

Nettleton

Blakelee Winn

Pea Ridge

Carson Lenser

Vilonia

Ali Nachtigal

Rogers

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