Eight varsity teams earn scholar-athlete recognition

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA)Several high school students cheer on their peers during a basketball game recently recognized several Fayetteville-Manlius School District athletic teams as part of its winter Scholar-Athlete program.

At the end of each sports season, NYSPHSAA recognizes student-athletes and teams that have achieved academic success. To receive a NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athlete team award, 75 percent of students on a team’s roster must earn a grade point average (GPA) of 90 or above.

NYSPHSAA recently announced that eight of F-M’s 2022-23 winter varsity athletic teams earned Scholar-Athlete designation and 147 F-M varsity student-athletes achieved a GPA of 90 or more.

F-M’s winter varsity scholar-athlete teams and averages include:

Girls Basketball – 96.7

Girls Indoor Track and Field – 94.9

Boys Basketball – 94.2

Boys Indoor Track and Field – 93.3

Boys Bowling – 92.8

Girls Bowling – 92.2

Ice Hockey – 91.6

Boys Swimming and Diving – 91.4