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Jamie Seddon named Scholastic All-American!

It is an honor to annouce that Jamie Seddon, has been announced as a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American!!!

Jame is a great role model for many of our young athletes.  She works extremley hard in and out of the pool. She has fantastic grades, she consistently works hard in every practice and performes well in competiitons. Jamie has a super positive attitute and approach to the sport.  We are all very proud of this accomplishment.

Being a scholastic All-American means that Jamie's GPA is greater than 3.5 and she has swum faster than the Junior National bous time standard in her qualifying event.

Congratulations to Jamie!!!

Nominations remain open until August 15th of this year

Here are the published Scholastic All-American criteria:

  • Grade completion requirement – applicant must have completed 10th 11th or 12th grade

  • GPA Requirement – minimum 3.5 GPA for the current academic year

    • A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1. If numerical grades are used, the following scale will be used unless the school’s letter grade conversion is given on the transcript: A=90-100; B=80-89; C=70-79; D=60-69.

    • Honors, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate courses will earn one extra Grade Point. 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  willNOT be calculated  -  band, choir, health, driver education, physical education, and any other class marked non-academic on a transcript.

  • Pool Requirements

    • Applicants must have swum a pool 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 – list of times are posted on the USA Swimming website. A qualifying time will be available for selection from the SWIMS database during the application process. Only ONE time is necessary and only ONE application is necessary.

  • Disability or Open Water Requirements (for athletes without pool requirements)

    • Applicants must have swum at one of the named Disability meets or the National Open Water Championships.
           

      *2014 Winter Can Am Meet – December 5-7, Edmonton, AB        
      *2015 Can Am Championships, March 20-22, Toronto, ON

      *2015 Open Water National Championships, April 24-26, Miramar Lake, FL