TSU soccer star is Making the Grade

Lemauriel Johnson is a star in the classroom and on the soccer field at Texas Southern University. The 5'8" forward, daughter of Randy and Katrina Johnson, is inspiring her teammates to do well. The women's soccer team sports a 3.57 GPA, which tops all women's teams on the campus. Lemauriel is a leader with big goals.

Langham Creek basketball star is Making the Grade

Langham Creek Girls’ Basketball star Kaley Perkins came about her talents naturally. Mom was a basketball player in college and dad was also an athlete. Both parents love academics and passed it down. The shooting guard was the 2019-20 District MVP, Chronicle All-Greater Houston and varsity captain. She also sports an off the charts GPA.

Pearland HS senior excelling on and off the court

A senior at Pearland High School is not only excelling on the court, he's doing some excellent work in the classroom. In fact, his coach says he's talented enough academically and athletically to play anywhere in the country. He credits his academic success to being an avid readers, and he's a member of the National Honor Society. Ty Williams is Making the Grade.

UH sprinter and tech student is Making the Grade

This week’s student athlete is from a proud track and field program with a winning tradition – the University of Houston. Frederick Lewis is a 400-meter sprinter who attended Pearland Dawson High School before being recruited by UH. He’s fast on the track, and his brain moves even faster. He has an Olympian as his track coach.

2-sport athlete is Making the Grade at Pasadena Memorial HS

Mia Garza is a two-sport athlete at Pasadena Memorial High School and a student in the early college program. Garza sports a 4.58 GPA, is deeply embedded in her faith, and she's a leader who started playing sports at an early age. Mia Garza is making the grade.

Alief Taylor High School senior is Making the Grade

An Alief Taylor High School student has her sights set on college after her senior year was cut short by the pandemic. She's working out her mind with virtual learning and also working out to stay in shape. Kierra Wright is headed to Langston University on a volleyball scholarship.

Pasadena Memorial High School senior is Making the Grade

This Pasadena Memorial High School senior is in the same boat as so many other seniors with their milestone year cut short and graduation ceremonies in jeopardy. But she is not letting any of that slow her down. Maya Arredondo is Making the Grade!

FOX 26/My20 launches Classes at Home initiative

Fox 26 and My20 kicked off “Classes At Home”, specifically for Houston area children because school buildings may be closed but young brains are still open for business and ready to learn.