September 9, 2014
YSSC finished the 2013-2014 season with 21 Scholastic All-American Athletes!! YSSC was the 5th most represented team in the country!!
|Nation's Capital Swim Club-PV||32|
|Lakeside Swim Team-KY||25|
|Dynamo Swim Club-GA||23|
|Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club-SC||21|
|Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics-PC||20|
Congraulations to the following CUKES who made it:
Here is how you qualify for Scholastic All-American by USA Swimming:
• GPA Requirement – minimum 3.5 GPA for the current academic year.
o The Scholastic All America committee members will calculate the GPA based on SAA methods.
o Honors, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate courses will earn one extra Grade Point.
o Grades for academic subjects only are calculated – history/social studies, English, mathematics, sciences, foreign languages, arts (visual and performing), computer sciences. Grades for non-academic courses will NOTbe calculated -band, choir, health, driver education, physical education, and any other class marked non-academic on a transcript.
• Pool Requirements
o Applicants must have swum a time equal to a Junior National 2011 bonus time in any event during the SAA qualifying period (August 16, 2014 – August 15, 2015) with qualifying times in SWIMS. The list of times are posted on the USA Swimming website (see links on this page) and in the USA-S Rule Book.
o A qualifying time will be available for selection from the SWIMS database during the application process.