Lynnwood junior named as HP Scholastic All-American

Updated: November 1, 2010

Lynnwood native Kimberly Santiago has been named an HP Scholastic Junior All-American, the American Junior Golf Association and Hewlett Packard announced Thursday. Sponsored since 1988 by HP, the 2010 team consists of 12 young men and 12 young women who demonstrate the ability to excel both on the golf course and in the classroom.

To be eligible for the HP Scholastic Junior All-America Team, boys must have placed in the top 10 of an AJGA Open or Invitational, while girls needed a top-five finish. These outstanding individuals will be honored at the Rolex Junior All-America Awards Banquet, Nov. 21, at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. By being named to this team, each player is also eligible to participate in the Polo Golf Junior Classic, one of the most prestigious events in junior golf, which will take place on PGA National Resort & Spa’s Champion and Haig Courses, Nov. 20-26.

Santiago is a junior at Edmonds-Woodway High School where she is a member of the National Honor Society and holds a 3.95 GPA. In 2010 AJGA competition, she tied for 12th at the AJGA Junior at Centennial and recorded her best finish at the Lessing’s AJGA Classic where she placed fifth.