UofA Selects Chaparral for Celebrate Yes Event, Receives Arizona Cup
The University of Arizona (UofA) selected Chaparral as the only high school in Arizona to host its Celebrate Yes event on November 3rd. At the surprise event, UofA Dean of Students, Dean of Admission, Vice President Dr. Melissa Vito, admissions staff, cheerleaders and UofA mascot Wilbur presented 145 seniors with letters of acceptance. Chaparral students had the highest GPA of all the high school applications. In addition, Principal Gayle Holland was presented with the Arizona Cup. The Arizona Cup was established in 1978 and is awarded annually to the Arizona high school with 30 or more students in the UA’s freshman class who earned the highest GPA at the UA. This year, Chaparral had 75 students and a 3.271 average GPA.