The New York State Public High School Athletic Association, Inc. (NYSPHSAA) announced that the Goshen Central School District is one of its 2018-19 Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence Award winners.
This year, 35 schools earned the School of Distinction Award and 135 schools earned the School of Excellence Award. This year’s figures represent the highest number of NYSPHSAA member schools being recognized for their academic achievements.
To earn the School of Excellence Award, 75% of a school’s varsity teams must qualify and receive the Scholar-Athlete team award. Schools can earn School of Distinction status by having 100% of its varsity teams qualify for and receive the Scholar-Athlete team award during their respective sports seasons.
Last year, 23 of Goshen’s varsity teams – approximately 91% – received Scholar-Athlete team recognition.