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Academic All State Nominations

**NEW NOMINATION METHOD, CRITERIA AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS**

Michigan High School Football Coaches Association

GUIDELINES FOR NOMINATION/SELECTION OF INDIVIDUAL ACADEMIC ALL-STATE AWARDS

ALL NOMINATIONS WILL BE DONE ONLINE. A GOOGLE FORM WILL BE SENT TO EVERY HEAD COACH TO BE FILLED OUT IN ITS ENTIRETY AND SUBMITTED. YOU MAY FILL OUT THE FORM MORE THAN ONCE TO ACCOMMODATE MULTIPLE NOMINATIONS (SEE THE INFO BELOW). A TRANSCRIPT FOR EACH NOMINEE MUST BE EMAILED OR SENT TO AL BOYDSTON AT THE ADDRESS(ES) BELOW. THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS OCTOBER 31! (THIS IS A HARD DEADLINE)

EMAIL: al.boydston17@gmail.com

REGULAR MAIL:

  • Al Boydston
  • 2858 Lee Marie Drive
  • Adrian, MI 49221

In order to be nominated for the Individual Academic All-State Award:

  1. The player must be a SENIOR.

  2. The player must be a contributing member of the varsity football team his senior year.

  3. The player must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

  4. The player must have a minimum composite score of 25 on the ACT, or 1200 on SAT.

  5. **AN UNLIMITED NUMBER OF SENIORS may be nominated by each school.

The player’s head coach must be a current member of the MHSFCA (either attended the clinic last January or paid dues for this year). A current membership list and application is available at www.mhsfca.com.
The player will be selected to the Individual Academic All-State Team using the following criteria:

a. Up to 100 points awarded for cumulative GPA (unweighted or weighted, 4.0 cap)

b. Up to 100 points awarded for ACT / SAT.

THE DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS IS OCTOBER 31.

The top 22 in each group of D1-D2, D3-D4, D5-D6, D7-D8 and the top 8 from the 8-man Divisions (one group) will be named to the First Team Academic All-State Squad for their respective group. All others meeting the minimum nomination requirements will be Honorable Mention.

General guidelines for nomination/selection of Team Academic All-State

In order for a team to be considered for the TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-STATE AWARD:

  1. ALL NOMINATIONS WILL BE DONE ONLINE. A GOOGLE FORM WILL BE SENT TO EVERY HEAD COACH TO BE FILLED OUT IN ITS ENTIRETY AND SUBMITTED by OCTOBER 31.

  2. The Head Coach must be a current member of the MHSFCA. A current membership list and application is available at www.mhsfca.com

  3. The team nomination consists of the unweighted GPA of 11 players (8 for 8-man schools) for the second semester of the previous school year only. The GPA for each individual should be capped at 4.0. Do not submit cumulative GPA’s.

  4. Coaches should submit the names of regular season varsity players only.

  5. A transcript of each player must be either emailed or sent to one of the following.

EMAIL: al.boydston17@gmail.com

REGULAR MAIL:

  • Al Boydston
  • 2858 Lee Marie Drive
  • Adrian, MI 49221

Selection Process

The four teams in each of the nine playoff divisions with the highest team GPA (based on a 4.000 scale) will be named Academic All-State in their respective divisions. All other schools nominated with a minimum GPA of 3.0 will be recognized as Honorable Mention.

THE DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS IS OCTOBER 31. (NO exceptions!!)

Award winners will be announced in the State Finals program at Ford Field. All awards will be available to be picked up by the school's coach at the MHSFCA Winners Circle Clinic in January.

Questions? Email Al Boydston at above address or call 989-928-4865.

  • CLICK HERE for Academic All State Individual Nomination (Online)
  • CLICK HERE for Academic All State Team Nomination (Online)
  • CLICK HERE to download the instuction above.

 

 

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