The New York State Public High School Athletic Association, Inc. (NYSPHSAA) recently announced Medina Central School District as one of its 2017-18 Scholar-Athlete School of Distinction.
The purpose of the School of Distinction and School Awards are to unite varsity coaches in challenging their teams to achieve a statewide honor. This year, only 30 schools earned the School of Distinction honor in the state. Schools can earn School of Distinction status by having 100% of its varsity teams qualify for and receive the Scholar-Athlete team award during respective sports seasons.
"The entire Medina Central School District is thrilled with this year's scholar athlete award," says Athletic Director Eric Valley. "This is a direct reflection of the hard work and effort of so many people here within our Medina community. We are truly honored by this achievement and would like to congratulate all people that made this happen: our administrative staff, our support staff, our teachers, the parents, and especially all the of the student athletes that are willing to go above and beyond, both on the playing fields and in the classrooms."