School senior Gabriel Kroeger is one of 40 seniors from throughout Indiana
to be selected in the 2020 Indiana Academic All-Stars, a program of the
Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP).
He was selected
from a field of 280 outstanding nominees from the state’s private and public
accredited schools. Academic All-Star distinction recognizes seniors who
excel in the classroom first and foremost, but who also are actively
involved in their schools and communities, and take on leadership roles in
distinction recognizes seniors who excel in the classroom first and
foremost, but who also are actively involved in their schools and
communities, and take on leadership roles in those activities.
Each public and
private high school accredited by the Indiana Department of Education may
nominate one senior for consideration as an Indiana Academic All-Star. From
these nominees, a selection committee chose the Regional winners
(representing five regions in Indiana) and the 40 Indiana Academic
Selection of the
school’s nominee is based upon the following considerations: a mathematical
formula that combines the SAT or ACT composite score and the seven-semester
grade-point average; and academic achievements and honors, academic courses
and academic extracurricular activities, along with other extracurricular
activities, community service and leadership qualities.
The IASP Indiana
Academic All-Stars program salutes academic excellence in the same manner
that student athletes traditionally are honored. By providing a showcase for
academically talented seniors, the sponsoring organizations hope to
accomplish the following objectives: Give academic achievement the prestige
it deserves; motivate students to recognize the value of academic
excellence; provide students with an incentive for academic achievement, and
promote a positive image of Indiana’s young people.