Hopkins’ Athena Award Winner: Paige Bueckers
The 48th annual Athena Awards luncheon was scheduled to take place on May 8th. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony was canceled.
We at CCX Sports are recognizing these remarkable seniors from the Class of 2020 and telling their stories. Today we recognize Paige Bueckers from Hopkins High School.
Her accomplishments at school and athletics include:
2020 Minnesota Miss Basketball
Hopkins career leader for Points, Assists, and Steals
2020 USA Basketball, Gatorade, and Naismith Female Player of the Year
Played in five state championship games with the Royals, including undefeated seasons the last two years.
Five-time Academic All-State player
Established “Buckets With Bueckers”, a non-profit organization created to support Paige’s desire to support local youth and sports.
Classroom assistant at Hopkins West Junior High
Full athletic scholarship to play basketball the University of Connecticut
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