The New York State Public High School Athletic Association, Inc. (NYSPHSAA) announced that the Corning-Painted Post Area School District is a Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence Winner. In order to achieve this honor, 75% of the school’s varsity teams must qualify and receive the Scholar-Athlete team award.
During the 2018-2019 school year, CPP had 24 of the 29 teams achieve the criteria to be a Scholar-Athlete Team. To be a Scholar-Athlete team, 75% of the roster must hold a GPA greater than or equal to 90.00.
Damian Saks, Corning Hawks Director of Athletics, said, “Simply put, our teams understand what it means to be a student-athlete. Hard work is needed in the classroom and on the field of play. We are so proud of all of our teams and the effort required to achieve this award.”