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June 25, 2019

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Male Scholar Athlete of the Year: James Bridges, Clark basketball

James Bridges

Christopher DeVargas

James Bridges

James Bridges earned an A in every high school course en route to being named Clark High School valedictorian with a 4.8 weighted GPA. And he might be even better on the basketball court. Bridges was a member of the Las Vegas Sun’s Super Seven team and earned a full basketball scholarship to Sacramento State University. He was a four-year varsity player for the Chargers, starting his final three seasons and winning two state championships. His scholarly achievements include making the all-state academic team and staying active in the Future Business Leaders of America.

This story originally appeared in the Las Vegas Weekly.