NYSPHSAA Announces Fall 2019 Scholar-Athlete Teams and Individuals
Date Posted: 12/13/2019
Author: Chris Watson, Director of Communications
NYSPHSAA Announces Fall 2019 Scholar-Athlete Teams & Individuals
Latham, NY- The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) is proud to announce its fall 2019 Scholar-Athlete teams and individuals. This is the 28th year the NYSPHSAA has conducted the Scholar-Athlete program, which is sponsored by Pupil Benefits Plan, Inc.
This fall, NYSPHSAA recognized 3,631 Scholar-Athlete teams and 47,781 individuals. The number of Scholar-Athlete teams increased by 187 (5.43%) compared to fall 2019. The number of individuals increased by 1,232 (2.66%) from the fall of 2019. A total of 632 schools across the state participated in the Scholar-Athlete program.
“Congratulations to our NYSPHSAA student-athletes and member schools,” said Dr. Robert Zayas, NYSPHSAA Executive Director. “The Scholar-Athlete program continues to be one of the most rewarding endeavors we encourage here at the Association. To see the number of Scholar-Athletes increase again this season is a true testament to the amazing work our young men and women are doing in the classroom each and every day.”
The full list of Scholar-Athlete teams for the fall 2019 season can be found here.
The full list of Scholar-Athlete individuals for the fall 2019 season can be found here.
The winter 2020 scholar-athlete period will open on Monday, February 3rd and close on Monday, March 16th.
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The New York State Public High School Athletic Association Inc. is a non-profit, voluntary, educational service organization composed of public, parochial, and private schools dedicated to providing equitable and safe competition for the students of its member schools. The organization conducts 32 championship events and governs the rules and regulations of high school athletics in New York State. Membership is open to secondary schools providing interschool athletic activities for boys and girls in grades 7-12.