IHSA Team Academic Acheivement Award
By Brent Huelsmann
Five fall sports teams from NCHS have qualified for the IHSA Team Academic Achievement Award. Also two students were named as part of the 2015-16 All-State Academic Team Honorable Mention presented by Caterpillar.
The five teams that qualified for the IHSA Team Academic Achievement Award were: volleyball, 3.69 GPA; boys golf, 3.47 GPA; girls golf, 3.66 GPA; girls cross county, 3.53 GPA; and boys cross country, 3.19 GPA.
Each IHSA school was also invided to nominate one female, and one male student to be a part of the 2015-16 All-State Academic Team. Nominees needed to possess a minimum 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale after their seventh semester, and participated in at least two IHSA sponsored activities each of the last two years, and demonstrated outstanding citizenship.
The nominees were evalutated by a committee made up of IHSA principals, athletic directors, and activities directors. One male and one female winner from each of the seven IHSA Board of Directors Divisions were selected, while the final 12 spots on the team were rounded out with at-large candidates from anywhere in the state.
Two Nashville student-athletes were honored as part as the 2015-16 All-State Academic Team. Allyson Grabowski, and Lucas Morgan each made the 2015-16 Honorable Mention Team.