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 2023 Student-Athlete of the Month


Name: Briten Maxwell

School: Glenwood

Grade: 12

Nominated By: Cory Faust, dean of students, football coach

Sports: Football, Wrestling, Track & Field


Other Activities:       

  • Band: Marching, Concert, Jazz, Pep
  • Eagle Scout
  • Past sports: Baseball, Golf



  • 3.97 GPA
  • Numerous dual-credit college courses
  • Academic All-Conference for Football, Wrestling, Baseball



  • Numerous community service projects through Scouts


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

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