One of the most promising teenage basketball star in the Philippines who is currently making waves in the United States, Kobe Paras was inducted into the United States (US) National Honor Society. The good news was first revealed through the social media account of the Cathedral Phantoms, the high school team of Kobe Paras.
The 17-year-old Kobe Paras added another achievement on his basketball and academic career which shows that even with his busy schedules as a High School varsity player in the US, he also excels in his class.
According to the US National Honor Society, students who become part of the National Honor Society must make the minimum cumulative GPA of 85. The US National Honor Society states on their website “students who meet their chapter’s cumulative GPA requirement are then considered for membership on the basis of service, leadership and character.”
The UCLA-bound Kobe Paras, a member of the Gilas Pilipinas Youth Team, is in his final year in High School at the Cathedral High, he opted to play not for his school team but for the Middlebrooks Academy because of some eligibility problems due to the difference between the Philippines and the US Semesters.
Before showcasing his skills in the US, Kobe Paras had a successful career in the NCAA Juniors with the La Salle Greenhills Greenies during his early high school days in the Philippines.
Kobe Paras already signed a National Letter of Intent to join the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and play for the Bruins basketball team, one of the most popular team in the US NCAA Division I and considered as a hotbed for future NBA players.