Varsity teams earn scholar-athlete recognition

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) recently recognized several Fayetteville-Manlius School District athletic teams as part of its fall Scholar-Athlete program.This is an image of the F-M athletics logo - a hornet holding the letters F and M.

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 all of F-M’s 2020 fall varsity athletic teams earned Scholar-Athlete designation and 113 F-M varsity student-athletes – or 74.8% of participants – achieved a GPA of 90 or more.

F-M’s fall varsity athletic teams and averages include:

  • Girls Tennis – 96.29
  • Girls Soccer – 95.84
  • Boys Golf (white team) – 95.74 
  • Girls Cross Country – 95.49
  • Field Hockey – 95.35
  • Boys Soccer – 93.25
  • Boys Golf (green team) – 92.57 
  • Boys Cross Country – 91.76

NYSPHSAA has been recognizing individual and team academic success through its Scholar-Athlete program for 29 years.