We are very pleased to announce that Tanque Verde High School junior Bailey Bish has been named the Semper Fidelis All-American Female from Arizona. Below is an excerpt from the website explaining the program.
According to their website, the SFAAP is an evolution of the previously executed Semper Fidelis Football Program.
“The new initiative will continue to place priority on athleticism, civic and academic achievement, but will do so in a way that’s open to both young women and men who play any sport,” said Lt. Col. John Caldwell, the Assistant Chief of Staff for Marketing and Public Affairs, Marine Corps Recruiting Command. “We’re looking for students who possess a fighting spirit – they overcome adversity in all aspects of life and actively engage in improving the lives of others.”
One man and woman from each of the Marine Corps’ 48 Recruiting Stations will earn the title Semper Fidelis All-American. Participants will attend the Battles Won Academy accompanied by their mentors in Washington, D.C. next summer. The program is comprised of several events, such as various keynote speakers in sports, business, public service and entertainment, as well as athletic.
Bailey will be honored this Friday, March 31st at the American Family Insurance 3 pt and Slam dunk contest in Phoenix. The event on Friday is taped and will be aired on national television Sunday, April 2 at 12:30 on CBS.