Senior Olivia Racette has been selected as the female scholar athlete representative for Section IX for the 2017-2018 National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Scholar Athlete Scholarship. She will now be in the running for the state award. Her application will be compared to all other female chapter representatives in New York state. If selected, she will receive $250 and a chance to be awarded the NIAAA Section Award.
The criteria for the award were class rank, GPA, ACT/SAT scores, school participation and leadership, community involvement and two writing samples. All applicant names, schools and other information which would indicate where the student was from were not disclosed. This was an anonymous selection based solely on credentials.