WIAA Announces Fall Academic State Champions
RENTON, Wash (October 29, 2014) – The Dairy Farmers of Washington, Les Schwab Tires and Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) are excited to announce the 2014 Fall Team Academic State Champions for boys and girls cross country, volleyball, girls swimming and diving, girls soccer, 1B, 2B boys soccer and football.
To view a list of Academic State Champions CLICK HERE.
The award program was created not only to recognize and reward teams that maintained the highest GPA in their sport and classification, but also to acknowledge the teams with GPAs over 3.0. If a team averages a 3.0-3.49 GPA they qualify for the Distinguished Team Award, while a team with a GPA between 3.50 -4.00 receives the Outstanding Team Award.
Schools that win the Academic State Championship also receive points toward their pursuit of the WIAA/National Guard Scholastic Cup, the most prestigious WIAA award given to a school with the best finish in their respective classifications based on athletic competition, academic performance and sportsmanship.
Academic State Champion Teams will be invited to attend the State Championship of their sport where they will be honored.
WIAA is a membership organization of over 800 schools from every corner of the state. Member school set the structure, rules and regulations for five different activities and sixteen athletics programs at the high school and middle/junior high school level. WIAA staff helps interpret and oversee rule-making decisions and policies, assist member schools with questions and provide accessible and responsive assistance to help athletic and activities programs run smoothly. Learn more about WIAA at www.wiaa.com.