North: Swimming & Diving Team has four Academic All-Americans

Posted by Communications at 5/17/2017

North’s Swimming & Diving team has four Academic All-Americans.  Seniors Tracy Flores, Jellsy Gonzalez, Maryjane Macias, and Ally Lang.  The award is given by NISCA (National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association.)   All-Americans must be on varsity swim and/or dive for a minimum of two years with one being their senior year, have a 3.75 or above on the NISCA grade scale through seven semesters, recommendations from the coach and a verified application from school officials.  Only 2% of all swimmers in the nation receive this honor.

 

North High Swimming, under the direction of Coach David Smithers, has had 77 Academic All-Americans in its 21 year history.