Tedisco Honors Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School’s Top Bursary Athletes
Sen. Jim Tedisco (R, C-Glenville), a senior member of the New York State Senate Education Committee, today presented a proclamation from the New York State Senate in the honor to Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School Student Athletes for receiving New York State Public High School. School of Distinction Award from the Athlete-Scholar Team of the Sports Association.
Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School (BHBL) has seen its 25 athletic programs recognized as varsity athletic teams. Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake is one of six Section 2 schools to be named School of Distinction. There are 94 schools in total in Section 2 and BHBL is just one of 67 schools in New York State (out of 788 schools in total) to be named the School of Distinction.
The top women’s sports were volleyball with a GPA of 97.63 and softball with a GPA of 97.55. The top men’s sports at BHBL were tennis with a 96.83 GPA and cross country with a 95.65 GPA. The cumulative grade point average of the 25 sports programs of the BHBL was 95.06.
“I often say, ‘All good things come from the 49th Senate District’ and the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District high school student-athletes exemplify the tremendous talent and strong work ethic of our region. These young people are not only exceptional. athletes, but also exceptional academics who have achieved incredible success in the classroom and in athletic competition.As a former teacher, guidance counselor, athletic director and coach, I am proud to honor and recognize the students, teachers and staff of Burnt Hill-Ballston Lake for winning this Statewide School of Distinction award, ”said Senator Jim Tedisco.