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CN's Henry, Schabel receive Academic All-State honors
March 20, 2014Columbus North High School
Two basketball players from Columbus North have been recognized with Academic All-State honors.
Senior Evan Henry has been chosen to the Boys' First-Team Academic All-State by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association.
Senior Emmy Schabel was selected First-Team Academic All-State by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association and honorable mention Academic All-State by the IBCA. There are two separate Academic All-State lists for girls -- one from the ICGSA and another from the IBCA.
Henry was honored by the IBCA after helping the Bull Dogs to a 20-6 season that included a co-championship of Conference Indiana. He averaged 13.2 points with 3.5 rebounds and 2.2 assists.
Henry is ranked 18th academically in CN's senior class. He plans to attend the University of Saint Francis and pursue a major in the medical field. He will play basketball for the Cougars.
Schabel averaged 1.3 points and 1.1 rebounds in helping the CN girls' basketball team to a 23-3 record that included a sectional title and Conference Indiana championship.
She is ranked 28th in the CN senior class. She plans to attend Butler University and study pharmacy. She does not intend to play basketball in college.
For IBCA academic honors, both Henry and Schabel met criteria that include a 3.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale, a class rank in the upper 25 percent of one's class and an SAT score of at least 1,500 or an ACT score of at least 23.
The IBCA Academic All-State team is a program where academic prowess and athletic prowess both are factored in the selections. Items such as grade-point average, college board scores and academic class rank are considered along with athletic performance in areas such as points per game, rebounds per game, assists per game and shooting percentage.
The IBCA has selected an Academic All-State team for boys since 1973. The program was expanded to include a girls' Academic All-State team in 1980.
For ICGSA academic honors, candidates must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher as well as 1110 or better on the math and reading sections of the SAT or a 24 or better on the ACT.