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Hamilton's Gabriela Sophia Rodriguez and Jimmy Hyun of Robert F. Kennedy Named 2018-19 Scholar-Athletes of the Year

2018-19 FEMALE SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

Congratulations to Gabriela Sophia Rodriguez, Hamilton High School

A four-year varsity soccer player and team captain, Rodriguez has maintained a 3.941 GPA while earning All-Western League honors in 2019. Her community involvement includes LAUSD community service, Special Olympics and Voter Registration Drive. School activities include the Hamilton robotics team, Co-President of the Gender Equity Club, Student Planning Council and the WASC Accreditation Student Committee.

2018-19 MALE SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

Congratulations to Jimmy Hyun, Robert F. Kennedy Community School

A three-sport athlete competing in cross country, basketball and golf, Hyun has earned a 3.627 GPA during his four years at RFK. Captain of the varsity basketball team, he was named first-team all-league in basketball in 2019. His community involvement includes UCLA Art Auction, LA Vision Church, Kiwanis Key Club, and the LEAD Program. School activities include Peer Counseling and College Prep Training.

Both student-athletes will receive a scholarship in the amount of $2,500 as well as a certificate of recognition.

Congratulations to both recipients on their well-deserved honor!!