The IHSAA Student-Athlete of the Month Award recognizes one student-athlete who displays exceptional accomplishment in the areas of academics, athletics, and community service.

IHSAA student-athletes in grades 9-12 who attend member schools are eligible to receive the award. 

Nominations may be submitted by principals, athletic directors, teachers, coaches, guidance counselors or other school administrators. Nominations must be received by the last day of each month in order to qualify for the next month’s award.



December 2022 Student-Athlete of the Month


Name: CJ Hisler

School: Webster City

Grade: 12

Nominated By: Jess Howard, Activities Director

Sports: Football, Wrestling, Track and Field, Baseball


Other Activities

  • Spanish Club
  • Art Club
    • Qualified for the NCC Art Show
  • Dance Marathon
  • National Honor Society



  • 4.00 GPA
  • President’s List at Iowa Central Community College
  • “A” Honor Roll all semester of high school



  • Football
    • 1st Team All-District (3 years)
    • District Offensive MVP (2021)
    • 2nd Team All-State (2021)
  • Wrestling
    • 3rd Place State finish last year
    • Multi-year Conference Champ
    • Multi-year District Qualifier
  • Track
    • Multi-year State Qualifier
    • Multi-year Conference Champ
  • Baseball:
    • Multi-year All-Conference Honors
    • Multi-year All-District Honors
    • 2nd Team All-State (2021) & 3rd Team All-State (2022)



  • Youth wrestling volunteer (practices, officiating, table worker, etc.).
  • Special guest for multiple elementary school functions.
  • Helps with citywide clean up days last six years
  • Sets flags at local cemetery for Memorial Day
  • Volunteers for numerous church functions (church clean up days, Christmas stockings for youth in need, making blankets, caroling in nursing homes).


Congratulations, CJ! Thank you for being a great representation of your school and Iowa high school activities.

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