The 2020-21 RIIL Student-Athlete of the Year program, presented by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI, recognizes the outstanding efforts of senior student-athletes in Rhode Island high school athletic programs who:
Excel in the classroom
Excel during competition
Participate in multiple school sponsored sports
Demonstrate good citizenship in their school
Demonstrate good citizenship in their community
Every member school is encouraged to nominate a deserving male and female student-athlete.