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Ryan Tenor Jr. attends the Collaborative College for Technology and Leadership (CCTL) early college high school within Iredell-Statesville Schools, and via our partnership with Mitchell Community College (MCC).  He also is an athlete of West Iredell High School (WIHS).  Ryan will graduate in May 2020 with his high school diploma and his Associate in Arts degree.  He has been committed to his success in both his academic and athletic endeavors.

During the Spring 2020 semester, Ryan was recruited by and ultimately signed with High Point University (HPU) as a Track & Field athlete!  Ryan’s grades and athletic ability have resulted in his opportunity to attend HPU to continue his education and his participation in Track & Field competitions at a higher level.  HPU has provided Ryan with merit-based scholarship money to help him achieve his collegiate goals.

Ryan Tenor Jr. has had stellar academic and athletic performances while in high school!  Ryan has a weighted high school GPA of 3.93 and an unweighted community college GPA of 3.65.  As his grades indicate, he has performed well academically in the rigorous CCTL early college high school program and within MCC.  Ryan has achieved many athletic honors, as well, within WIHS, AAU, and JO at local, state, and national competitions.  Some of those high school honors include:  MVP; all conference; Iredell County most outstanding athlete; conference athlete of the year; and NC state champion.  Outside of high school rankings, specifically in javelin, Ryan ranked 1st in the AAU state championship; 5th in AAU club nationals; 7th in Junior Olympics (JO); and 16th in the New Balance national competition.

As if excellence in academic and athletic performances is not enough to achieve, Ryan Tenor Jr. has been dedicated to community service throughout his high school tenure, as well.  A few of his many community service roles include:  mentor; volunteer at the Iredell County Special Needs Prom; and, role model to other student-athletes who are trying to balance school and athletics.  Ryan was selected by MCC as a student ambassador.  Within his student ambassador role, Ryan provides many services including tours, interacting with prospective students, and representing MCC at many community and college events. 

Based on his past performance in academics, athletics, community service, and his ambassadorship, High Point University is lucky to get Ryan Tenor Jr.!  At HPU, Ryan intends to double-major in Sports Management and Marketing while he participates in Track & Field.  Attending the signing event on 2/26/20 in support of Ryan were his parents, CCTL staff, MCC staff, WIHS coaches, and some of his friends and family.