Student Athlete Should Be On Honor Roll

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“Don’t walk through life just playing football. Don’t walk through life just being an athlete. Athletics will fade. Character and integrity and really making an impact on someone’s life, that’s the ultimate vision, that’s the bottom goal- bottom line.” –Ray Lewis. When Mr. Lewis talked about making an impact on somebodies life that means take control do anything that will make you and that person better. He was an athlete and understood that school was a way to the top and so should you. I’m not here to debate on whether you should make an impact on some one’s life I’m here to debate that student-athlete should be on honor roll to play in games.

I believe student-athlete should be on honor roll because without a good GPA it would mess up their college choices or make then have no college choices at all. I am a student athlete myself and I understand that academics are a must and I have to do what I have to do to make myself better but the thing is are you going to? Did you know only 6% of high school athletes make it into a pro sport? Only 6% percent happens to student-athlete and the rest didn’t make it because their grades were bad. As matter fact most athletes want to go into pros but don’t have a plan B if it doesn’t work out.
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Members of the board have discussed about raising the minimum to 2.0. However, students-athletes are falsely convinced that sports are more important than school. Most athletes that in play sports don’t always get athletic scholarships. To be exact one in 24,000 college participants will make it into the
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