Hall of Fame

2021 Hall of Fame Inductees

Above:  The 2021 SCV Distringuished Hall of Fame First  Inaugural Class.


The Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District #35 established the SCV35 Distinguished Hall (SCV35 HOF) of Fame in 2021.  The SCV35 HOF serves to honor those outstanding alumni, faculty, support staff and community who through their contributions to the arts, business, education, athletics, government humanities, philanthropy and science, have brought to themselves, the SCV35 and the communities they represent.  





Carlos Villareal2021 Hall of Fame Inductee Carlos Villareal is a CAA Academic All-AmericanGraduate from the University of Arizona with a double major in Psychology and Communication.  He was an 8-time state champion in cross country and track
Arizona high school state record holder in the 1600m (4:03.97) at Rio Rico High School. 
Carlos was also the record holder in the 800m, 1600m, Mile, 3200m, 3 Mile, 5k, Distance Medley relay, 4x800m relay, 4xMile relay.  He was the 2015 Nike Prefontaine High School Mile Champion, and Milesplit High School All-American.

After leaving Rio Rico High School, some of his major athletic accomplishments include being a 3-time NCAA All American, NCAA Academic All-American, Sub 4-minute miler (3:56.77), Freshman 1500m school record (3:41.75), #2 all time in school history in the 800m (1:46.70) the 1500m (3:37.22), and the indoor mile (3:56.77), Arizona Athletics’ 2019 CATSY Award winner for Junior Male Athlete of the Year.  In 2019, Carlos qualified to particiate in the Pan American Games where he won a Gold medal in the 1500m, which made him the first Mexican in Pan American Games history to ever win a gold medal in that event.



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