NYSPHSAA News - June 2016
NYSPHSAA News - June 2016
In this month's edition of NYSPHSAA News:
  • Wrapping up 2015-16 NYSPHSAA Championships
  • Minutes from May Executive Committee Meeting
  • Spring Scholar-Athlete Team Winners
  • School of Distinction Deadline
  • NYSPHSAA Student Athlete Advisory Committee
  • NYSPHSAA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2015-16 NYSPHSAA Championships Conclude
Congratulations to our coaches, student-athletes, and schools who were crowned NYSPHSAA Champions during the 2015-16 season. We also thank all of our athletic directors and administrators for your hard work in preparing your teams for trips to NYSPHSAA Championships and ensuring your teams had everything they needed for competing. Best wishes to the members of the Class of 2016 as they take their next step in academics and athletics. 
Minutes from May Executive Committee Available
Minutes from the May NYSPHSAA Executive Committee Meeting are available on our website. The NYSPHSAA Central Committee will meet July 26-28 at Turning Stone Resort. Look for the meeting agenda in the July NYSPHSAA News.                                                   
May Executive Committee Minutes
Spring Scholar-Athletes Announced
We congratulate all of the student-athletes who achieved Scholar-Athlete status for the Spring season! More than 2,300 teams were awarded certificates this season. You can see a list of Scholar-Athlete Team Winners and a list of all the Scholar-Athlete teams on our website.                                                          
NYSPHSAA School of Distinction Deadline June 30
 If your school had 100% of your varsity teams achieve Scholar-Athlete status throughout the school year, be sure and apply for the 2015-16 NYSPHSAA School of Distinction Award. The deadline to apply is Thursday, June 30. For more information on the program and to download the NYSPHSAA School of Distinction application, click the link below.
Apply for NYSPHSAA Student Athlete  Advisory Committee

NYSPHSAA is looking for applicants for our new STUDENT ATHLETE ADVISORY COMMITTEE. Each section will choose 2 students (rising juniors and seniors) to represent their section. This committee was developed to give student-athletes a voice within the NYSPHSAA. The committee will discuss topics relevant to high school student-athletes and develop ways to maintain a positive athletic experience for the athletes across NY. Each committee member is expected to exemplify leadership while providing feedback on and promote all NYSPHSAA Special Programs, including but not limited to, Scholar Athlete, Sportsmanship, Life of an Athlete, Student Leadership, and Community Service. Please share with your student-athletes. Any questions should be directed to Kristen Jadin at kjadin@nysphsaa.org

SAAC Application

Tickets on Sale for NYSPHSAA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Tickets for the 2016 NYSPHSAA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony are on sale now! Contact Sandy Schanck in the NYSPHSAA office at sschanck@nysphsaa.org for information. The NYSPSHAA Hall of Fame Class of 2016 will be inducted on Wednesday, July 27, at Turning Stone Resort in Verona.  The members of this year's class are:
  • Jim Brown (Athlete – Section VIII)
  • Joseph L. Cipp, Jr. (Coach – Section XI)
  • John C. Johnson (Coach – Section V)
  • David R. Kelly (Coach – Section IV)
  • Nina Van Erk (Administrator – Section VIII)
  • Melissa ‘Missy’ A. West (Athlete – Section X)
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