On Saturday, May 17, the Menlo-Atherton High School Boys' Varsity Swim team earned the prestigious honor of receiving the Spring Scholastic Championship Team Award for the Central Coast Section. The Spring Scholastic Championship Team Award recognizes the team from each CCS Varsity sport with the highest collective grade-point average of all teams competing in that sport during that season of competition. The team's collective GPA of 3.7 topped the seventy other teams in the CCS.
The award was presented to the M-A Boys' Varsity Swim team at the CCS Spring Playoff Championship games held at Stanford this past Saturday. The team received a trophy and each member of the Boys' Swim Team received a certificate.
The 200 7-2008 Boys' Swim team follows a long line of other M-A teams who topped the competition in the classroom:
1988-1989 Water Polo 3.472
1990-1991 Swimming (G) 3.732
1992-1993 Swimming (G) 3.7442
1993-1994 Volleyball 3.6030
Swimming (G) 3.5660
1 995-1996 Cross Country (G) 3.9800
1996-1997 Cross Country (G) 3.9108
1 995-1996 Swimming (G) 3.8060
Water Polo (G) 3.7630
1997-1998 Cross Country (B) 3.8644
Cross Country (G) 3.8823
1999-2000 Badminton 3.6784
2003-2004 Water Polo(G) 3.6170
2006-2007 Boys Lacrosse 3.1946
2007-2008 Swimming (B) 3.7
This phenomenal team of academic superstars is comprised of seniors Matt B., Alp K., Jason K., and Alex P.; juniors, Richard H., Simon H., Chris K., and Reid S.; sophomores Jed S., Scott S. and Eric W.; and freshmen Nick H., Kei M. and Jackson R..