Academic Achievement Awards

Academic Achievement Awards applications are included in the Principals Packet on-line.

The Deputy Board members of the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission met on October 10, 2019, to select the winners for the 2018-2019 WVSSAC / Farmers & Mechanics Insurance Academic Achievement Awards. The Farmers & Mechanics Insurance is sponsoring the Academic Achievement Award this year.

This statewide recognition program involves two types of awards to be given to schools and individuals. The member school awards are based on the computed overall grade point averages for the Team Sport Award, the Individual Team Sport Award, and the Band Award. The individual awards include: Male Athlete; Female Athlete; Male Band Student; Female Band Student; Male Community Service; and Female Community Service at both high school and middle school levels. The School Category and Individual Category Awards are given at the high school and middle school levels.

The winners will be honored during the pre-game ceremonies of the Class AAA Championship Football game at Wheeling Island Stadium, Wheeling, WV, on December 7, 2019. Plaques and banners will be presented. A recognition breakfast will also be held.

The High School Winners are:

School Category

  • (1) Team Sport Award -Volleyball – Bridgeport High School with an overall grade point average of 4.0.
  • (2) Individual Team Sport Award – Girls’ Track – Brooke High School with an overall grade point average of 4.0.
  • (3) Band Award – Pike View High School with an overall grade point average of 4.0.

Individual Category

  • (1) Male Athlete –John Parks, II,  Greenbrier West High School, Charmco, WV.
  • (2) Female Athlete – Adelle Thrush, Robert C Byrd High School, Clarksburg, WV.
  • (3) Male Band Student – Jacob Braun, Hurricane High School, Hurricane, WV.
  • (4) Female Band Student – Kayli Mann PikeView High School, Hinton, WV.
  • (5) Male Community Service – John Bober, IV, Brooke High School, Wellsburg, WV.
  • (6) Female Community Service – Morgan Turner, Notre Dame High School, Clarksburg, WV.

The Middle School Winners are:

School Category

  • (1) Team Sport Award – Cheer – Sherrard Middle School with an overall grade point average of 3.887.
  • (2) Individual Team Sport Award – Golf – Elkview Middle School with an overall grade point average of 4.00.
  • (3) Band Award – Bridgeport Middle School with an overall grade point average of 3.992.

Individual Category

  • (1) Male Athlete – Adam Carman, Sherrard Middle School, Wheeling, WV.
  • (2) Female Athlete – Caroline Deniker, Bridgeport Middle School, Bridgeport, WV.
  • (3) Male Band Student – Taylor Arnett, Washington Irving Middle School, Clarksburg, WV.
  • (4) Female Band Student – Kaylie Kwiatkowski, Bridgeport Middle School, Bridgeport, WV.
  • (5) Male Community Service – William Behrens, Notre Dame Middle School, Clarksburg, WV
  • (6) Female Community Service – Annie McKeen, Notre Dame Middle School, Clarksburg, WV.