Athletes Honored for Academics

Haldane and Beacon teams recognized for solid grades

Four Haldane and six Beacon winter sports teams were recognized for their collective scholastic achievement by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association.

To qualify as a Scholar-Athlete team, 75 percent of the roster had to achieve a grade-point average of 90 or higher. At Haldane, the boy’s and girls’ basketball and track teams qualified, and at Beacon, the bowling, track, boys’ swimming, and girls’ basketball teams received the honor.

To be named an individual scholar-athlete, a student must have a GPA of 90 or higher. Haldane had 13 basketball players and 15 track athletes who were honored, while Beacon had 15 basketball players, 15 bowlers, 44 track athletes, 10 boys’ swimmers and five wrestlers named.