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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This is a first for our VyStar All-Star Athlete program: Twins Tierra and Sierra Shepherd are honored for outstanding achievement in athletics, academics, and community service. They are co-captains of the basketball team at Ribault High School. Sierra is the Region Player of the Year and has received the Region Top Senior Award. Tierra is All Gateway Conference three years in a row. Tierra has a 3.7 GPA and Sierra has a 3.6 GPA.

Watch Tierra and Sierra's interview with sports director Sam Kouvaris