Congratulations to Bellevue High senior JoJo Harber who was named Gatorade Player of the Year for Washington state and National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) 2016-17 High School Girls Scholar Player of the Year. 

The Gatorade award recognizes outstanding athletic excellence, high standards of academic achievement, and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field. She is a finalist for the prestigious Gatorade National Girls Soccer Player of the Year award to be announced in June. Harber is the first Gatorade Washington Girls Soccer Player of the Year to be chosen from Bellevue High School.

The NSCAA Player of the Year award recognizes high school students for being the best in the nation on the field and in the classroom. She earned an invitation to attend the NSCAA All-America Luncheon in January 2018.

Harber will play soccer at Stanford University next year.

To read more about the Gatorade State High School Players of the Year, visit

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.