The LHSAA All-Academic Award Program recognizes the academic excellence of senior student athletes who have attained a 4.0 grade point average by placing them on the All-Academic Composite Team. Two senior student-athletes from St. Mary’s Catholic High School were selected as part of the 2021-22 Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) All-Academic Composite Team for fall sports.
Anna Kathleen Jackson, daughter of Tandy E. “Andy” Jackson IV and Barbara Reppen Jackson, is a three-year member of the cross-country team, a four-year member of the Lady Tiger track and field team and a five-year member of the powerlifting team where she serves as captain. She is a four-year member of the varsity cheer squad where she serves as captain and is a two-time UCA All-American Cheerleader. She serves as president of the St. Mary’s Beta Club and is also National Beta Club President and Louisiana State Beta Club President. She is vice-president of St. Mary’s Student Council and a member of Future Business Leaders of America, National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes/ Preaux Life Club, the Natchitoches LEO Club and Calico Belles. Jackson plans to attend Louisiana State University and major in pre-law.
William Mayeux, son of Christopher and Michelle Mayeux, has maintained a 4.0 grade point average all four years of high school while participating in cross-country, varsity basketball, Natchitoches Leo Club, Beta Club, Future Business Leaders of America and St. Mary’s Student Council. Above all, Mayeux says cross-country has taught him to persevere. He plans to attend the University of Louisiana Lafayette and major in chemistry.