Soccer, football teams honored for work in classroom

T wo of Whitehall’s athletic teams were recently honored for their achievements in the classroom.

Officials announced that the varsity football and varsity soccer teams were presented with New York State Public High School Athletic Association Scholar-Athlete Team Awards.

At the end of each sport season, the NYSPHSAA honors teams that excel in the classroom.

In order to qualify for this distinction, the cumulative grade point average of the entire team must equal at least 90 percent during the first marking period.

The girl’s soccer team cumulative grade point average during this past season was 92.965 percent and sixteen player earned distinction for their work in the class room. They were: Emily Sweeney, Rachel Lavin, Rebecca Lavin, Paxton Peterson, Victoria Christian, Cariana Jones, Payton Bessette, Shelby Keane, Brittney Putorti, Marissa Alexander, Caitlyn Sanford, Olivia Short, Kelsie Farley, Ariel Ayers, Kendra Rocque and Emily Harker.

The football team’s cumulative grade point average during the past season was 90.920 percent and 12 players earned distinction. They included: Josh Hoagland, Brett Christian, Justin Hoagland, Codie Bascue, John Diekel, Zach Diekel, Brandon Donaldson, Dillion Ramey, Brandon Steves, Blake Benjamin, David Rich and Carl Rehm.

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Weekender – 03/27/15

Northshire Freepress – 03/27/15

Lakes Region Freepress – 03/27/15

North Country Freepress – 03/27/15

Classifieds 03/25/14

Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

Statue 2

By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

Candidate pic Ken Bartholomew

By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

Jane O'Shea BW

By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

Jensen Keough

By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]

Whitehall school officials want bobsled club back

By Dan King Until this year, Whitehall High School was the only school in the country with a bobsled club, […]