The National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association has awarded the Beloit Memorial High School Varsity Girls’ Swim Team the National Gold Award for academic excellence. A Grade Point Average of 3.75 is needed to earn this award; the Lady Tide swimmers had a team GPA of 3.91. This is the eighth year in a row that the girls’ team has received the Gold Award.
The Boys Varsity Swim Team also received recognition, earning the Silver Award with a team GPA of 3.63. This is the seventh year in a row that the boys’ team has received a National Academic Award, and the third year in a row in receiving the Silver Award.
At the state level, two seniors earned the WISCA Academic All-State (requires GPA of at least 3.5 for 7 semesters): Mariel White and Kevin Nguyen.
Both swim teams ranked #1 in the Big 8 Conference for academics.