National award honors high school teams that maintain a 3.0 GPA or above throughout the regular football season
SAN MARCOS, Texas (February 2, 2022) – The Texas High School Coaches Association announces the official list of State Champions and overall State Champion of Texas for the 2021-22 National Football Foundation National High School Academic Excellence Award. Each classification, including private schools, are being recognized and celebrated by THSCA and the National Football Foundation.
84 state finalists were reviewed and one finalist per classification was selected and submitted to the NFF to be recognized and then considered as a National Champion of the award. The award is the first nationwide recognition honoring individual high school football teams for excellence in the classroom with a 3.0 or above grade point average. Thirty total state high school associations are currently participating across the country.
Below is the official list of State Champions:
6A: Cypress Woods High School *
5A: Lubbock Cooper High School
4A: Canyon High School
3A: Idalou HS
2A: Smyer HS
1A: Chester HS
Private: Trinity Christian Academy
Texas State Champion *
From the 7 schools selected, Cypress Woods High School is considered the Texas State Champion. The awards for State Finalists, State Champions, and our Texas State Champion will be given by the end of the school year. In conjunction with Super Bowl week, the National Football Foundation will announce the National Champion of the NFF National High School Academic Excellence Award.
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