NYSPHSAA 2019-20 SCHOOLS OF DISTINCTION ANNOUNCED
Date posted: 9/8/2020
Posted by: Karen Wohlrab
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) has named the following Section VIII schools 2019-20 Scholar-Athlete School of Distinction Award winners: Bethpage HS, Farmingdale HS, Friends Academy, Island Trees HS, Jericho HS, Manhasset HS, Massapequa HS, Paul D. Schreiber HS (Port Washington UFSD), Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK HS, South Side HS (Rockville Centre), Wantagh HS, Wellington C. Mepham HS (Bellmore-Merrick CHSD), and Wheatley HS (East Williston UFSD).
School of Distinction status is earned when 100% of varsity teams qualify for and receive the Scholar-Athlete team award during their respective sports seasons. For the 2019-20 school year, School of Distinction winners were based on fall 2019 and winter 2020 Scholar-Athlete submissions because the spring 2020 program was cancelled.
The full list of School of Distinction Award winners can be found online at: http://nysphsaa.org/Portals/0/PDF/Scholar%20Athlete/School%20of%20Distinction%20%26%20Excellence/2019-2020%20School%20of%20Distinction.pdf