Skaneateles High School Recognized as a NYSPHSAA School of Distinction
Spectrum News 1 recently featured Skaneateles High School's accomplishment as a School of Distinction. Watch the clip at the following link! https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/central-ny/CTV/2022/08/11/eight-cny-schools-receive--school-of-distinction--awards#
It's no secret that the Skaneateles community takes great pride in its athletic and academic programs. The strong relationships between student-athletes, teachers, and coaches have led to success both in and out of the classroom and have recently contributed to another prestigious honor.
Skaneateles High School was named as a School of Distinction by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA), as 100 percent of the school's varsity sports teams earned scholar-athlete status in the 2021-22 school year. All 23 varsity sports teams are listed below.
FALL: Boys Cross Country, Girls Cross Country, Football, Boys Golf, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Swimming & Diving, Girls Tennis, Volleyball
WINTER: Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Ice Hockey, Girls Ice Hockey, Boys Indoor Track, Girls Indoor Track
SPRING: Baseball, Girls Golf, Boys Lacrosse, Girls Lacrosse, Softball, Boys Tennis, Boys Track & Field, Girls Track & Field
Steve Musso, Director of Student Wellness, Activities, and Athletics, said, "I am incredibly proud of our teachers, coaches, and student-athletes for being recognized as a School of Distinction by the NYSPHSAA. This award is a true testament to the time, energy, and hard work our students put into being the best they can be both in the classroom and on the field of play. To be one of only 86 schools throughout New York State to be honored with this recognition is amazing and inspiring."
Eric Knuth, Superintendent of Schools, said, "We are so proud of our student-athletes, teachers, coaches, and families. This recognition is indicative of an entire school community dedicated to developing true student-athletes where excellence is demonstrated both in the classroom and on the field. Go Lakers!"
An award will be presented at the next Section III athletic directors' meeting on Tuesday, August 30.
Read the press release from NYSPHSAA at the following link: https://nysphsaa.org/news/2022/8/3/general-nysphsaa-announces-school-of-distinction-and-school-of-excellence-winners-for-2021-22.aspx