Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Swimming Academic All-American

Powell and Ross are Swimming Academic All-Americans

May 26, 2009….Two graduating seniors from the Pope John Paul II High School Swim Team have been selected by the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association as Academic All-Americans for the 2008-2009 school year.

To be eligible for the award, swimmers must be graduating seniors having maintained an unweighted GPA of 3.75 through the first semester of their senior year. Additionally they must have also lettered in swimming for three years, including their senior year.

“Pope John Paul II High School has a tradition of academic excellence, and the swim team is proud of Ashley and Margaret having attained this national recognition for their academic success”, Pope John Paul II Swim Coach John Barnes commented. “They did a great job of balancing academics, athletics, and their leadership roles within Pope John Paul II; they are a fine example of the accomplished student-athletes which the high school produces each year.”

For more information on Pope John Paul II High School Swim Team, visit www.jp2hs.org

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