Arends and Glaser Nominated for Triple A Award

January 14, 2015
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Cole Arends and Alexis (Lexie) Glaser have been nominated for the Triple A Award for their excellence in Academics, Arts and Athletics.

Cole Arends and Alexis (Lexie) Glaser, Centennial High School seniors, have been nominated for the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) Academics, Arts and Athletics Award (Triple A), School Activities Director Brian Hegseth announced today.

Established in 1988, the Triple A Award acknowledges a male and female high school senior with a 3.0 GPA, or higher, who participates in athletics, fine arts, theater, speech and music. Both Arends and Glaser are participants in a variety of programs at Centennial High School and involved in our communities. 

Arends’ awards and activities at Centennial include Captain, Cross-Country—All-Conference and State Tournament participant (3 years); Hockey—State Tournament; Lacrosse; Band—percussionist, Wind Ensemble Concert Band, Contest Solo/Ensemble and ‘Best at Site’ designation; National Honor Society; and Peer Leader.

Glaser’s awards and activities at Centennial include Captain, Volleyball—All-Conference; Band—percussionist, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, All-State, Contest Solo/Ensemble—Superior rating, ‘Best at Site’ designation; Marching/Pep Band/Drumline; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Church Youth Group; Feed My Starving Children.

The MSHSL’s Administrative Regions will review the Triple A nominees from its member schools.  Centennial is in Region 5AA and will compete with 16 other schools.  The top male and female students, as determined by a points system, will be invited to a banquet in March where MSHSL officials will announce the state-wide winners. For more information see .