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 5, 2017, to select the winners for the 2016-2017 WVSSAC Academic Achievement Awards. The WVSSAC 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/9th Grade levels. The School Category and Individual Category Awards are given at the high school and middle school/9th grade 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 2, 2017. Plaques and banners will be presented. A recognition breakfast will also be held.

The High School Winners are:

School Category

  • (1) Team Sport Award -Boys’ Soccer – East Fairmont High School with an overall grade point average of 4.00.
  • (2) Individual Team Sport Award – Girls’ Track – Wheeling Park High School with an overall grade point average of 4.00.
  • (3) Band Award – PikeView High School with an overall grade point average of 3.945.

Individual Category

  • (1) Male Athlete –Patrick Brown, Wheeling Central High School, Wheeling, WV.
  • (2) Female Athlete – Morgan Glass, Wheeling Park High School, Wheeling, WV.
  • (3) Male Band Student – Jacob Ochsenbein, Wheeling Park High School, Wheeling, WV.
  • (4) Female Band Student – Alexandria Templeton, Wheeling Park High School, Wheeling, WV.
  • (5) Male Community Service – Seth “Nathan” Polk II, Winfield High School, Winfield, WV.
  • (6) Female Community Service – Skylar Bogan, Wirt County High School, Elizabeth, WV.

The Middle School/9th Grade Winners are:

School Category

  • (1) Team Sport Award – Girls’ Soccer – Bridgeport Middle School with an overall grade point average of 3.990.
  • (2) Individual Team Sport Award – Girls’ Track – Bridgeport Middle School with an overall grade point average of 4.00.
  • (3) Band Award – Sherrard Middle School with an overall grade point average of 3.982.

Individual Category

  • (1) Male Athlete – Coulter Bracken, Bridgeport Middle School, Bridgeport, WV.
  • (2) Female Athlete – Rachel Simon, Triadelphia Middle School, Wheeling, WV.
  • (3) Male Band Student – Ryan Quickel, Triadelphia Middle School, Wheeling, WV.
  • (4) Female Band Student – Paige Wallace, Sherrard Middle School, Wheeling, WV.
  • (5) Male Community Service – Kobe Vincent Martino, Notre Dame Middle School, Clarksburg, WV
  • (6) Female Community Service – Francesca Malinky,Bridge Street Middle School, Clarksburg, WV.