March 9, 2017—Renton School District student athletes and musicians have been recognized by the state’s athletics association for hard work in the classroom and in sports and activities.
Twenty-three of the district’s winter sports and activities teams have won the Dairy Farmers of Washington/Les Schwab Tires Scholastic Award presented in association with the Washington Interscholastic Athletics Association, as top teams in the state to excel in sports while also maintaining high combined team grade point averages (GPA). Teams with a GPA of 3.5 or higher qualify for the Outstanding Team Award; teams with a combined GPA of 3.00-3.49 qualify for the Distinguished Team Award.
Six district high school teams received Outstanding Team honors for maintaining a near-perfect 3.5-3.8 GPA. Seventeen additional teams from Hazen, Lindbergh and Renton high schools also won Distinguished Awards with team GPAs above 3.0.
Lindbergh High Girls Varsity Bowling Team maintained a near-perfect combined team GPA of nearly 3.8, placing them first among the district’s winter sports and activities teams. The team is pictured, standing left-to-right: Krystal Le, Ashlynn Seely, Zhane’ Spates, Jacqueline Nguyen, and Katherine Back.