2009 - 2010 GATORADE
NATIONAL GIRLS BASKETBALL
ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
CHINEY
OGWUMIKE
F
CY-FAIR HS
CYPRESS, TEXAS
SENIOR
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Athletic Excellence


The 6-foot-3-inch senior forward led her team to a Top 15 national ranking and the Class 5A state tournament title while averaging 22.9 points, 13.9 rebounds, 3.5 steals and 2.1 blocks per game. The No. 1 national recruit in the Class of 2010 as ranked by

Academic Achievement


A member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society, Ogwumike has maintained an A average in the classroom, ranks No. 3 in her class and serves as student body president.

Exemplary Character


Ogwumike cofounded the Step Up 2 A Reason fundraising event to benefit local underprivileged families. Also the vice president of her school's civil rights club, she has volunteered more than 200 community-service hours on behalf of her church.