Kay Rawls Selected for High School All-American Team for Bowling

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Submitted by Phil Godley

Kay Rawls, a soon-to-be Central High School graduate, has been selected to the 2010/11 Dexter/USBC High School All-American Team.  Only five girls and five boys throughout the nation get this honor every year.  She will receive a $1000 scholarship and an All-American Team award during a presentation/dinner on July 15th in Las Vegas (while she competes in the Junior Gold Tournament).
In the last month alone, Kay has been selected as the Advocate’s 2011 Star of Stars for Girls’ High School Bowling, named District 5A/4A MVP (2nd time), 5A/4A All District 1st Team (4th time), Central High School Scholastic Award (highest GPA among Senior female athletes at Central High, 4.3) and most importantly signed a National Letter of Intent to become a member of the LA Tech Women’s Bowling Team for the 2011-12 Season.
Other notable awards this year:  2011 Walt Hilborn Memorial Scholarship Award ($750), state record holder for LHSAA Girls’ Bowling single game (289), ESPN Radio High School Girls’ Athlete of the Week, 4-time Team Captain of the Central High Wildcats Girls’ Bowling Team, 2-year Drum Major of the Central High Marching Band, TOPS Honors recipient and was accepted to both Tulane University and LA Tech University (with academic scholarships to both).
Her highest sanctioned game is (also a) 289 and 723 series.  She bowled a 736 in LHSAA competition, including being the 1st LHSAA State Individual Girls’ Champion (2010).  Lastly, she maintained an average in the mid-190s in every league and high school for the 2010-11 Season.  Congratulations, Kay!

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