All-Star Athlete photo gallery

Published On: Oct 26 2011 06:57:30 PM EDT   Updated On: Nov 04 2011 07:00:00 PM EDT

Each week, The Local Station and VyStar Credit Union honors a high school athlete from any sport who also excels in academics and community service with the All-Star Athlete award. Return each week to see the week's honoree.

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Herschel Newman is a starting defensive lineman on the varsity football team at Baldwin Middle Senior High School. He is a member of the National Honor Society and volunteers with the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Herschel is also a youth football volunteer and mentor for younger kids. He currently has a 4.2 GPA.

Watch Herschel's interview with sports director Sam Kouvaris