2010-2011 PVS SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARD

 

The purpose of this award is to emphasize the importance of scholastic achievement through a program that recognizes the scholastic excellence of Potomac Valley swimmers.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all PVS/USA Swimming athletes who:

1.    have completed grade 9, 10, 11 or 12 during 2010-2011,

2.    have attained a 3.5 or higher grade point average (GPA) for the ENTIRE 2010-2011 school year, AND

3.    have achieved a 3.5, or higher, event standard average in a minimum of five events.

Note: The above wording has been updated to clarify current PVS requirements for receiving this award.Also please note that per the PVS Board, modifications to these criteria will be considered to allow Athletes attending Fairfax County Schools to be judged on an equal basis with Athletes from other School Districts.Furthermore, Home-Schooled Athletes shall be eligible to participate, provided that their Application is reviewed and approved by a Committee appointed by the PVS Board.

APPLICATION:

A student must submit an online application.No paper applications will be accepted.A copy of the studentís final report card must be sent to the Scholar Athlete Coordinator.

YEAR END REPORT CARD IS REQUIRED FOR VERIFICATION OF CUMULATIVE GPA.

DEADLINE:

All applications and report cards MUST BE POSTMARKED AND/OR RECEIVED NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 31, 2011.

A swimmer must also maintain a 3.5, or higher, event standard average in a MINIMUM OF FIVE EVENTS offered in the swimmer's age group. Times must be obtained at a USA Swimming or Potomac Valley Swimming sanctioned or approved short course or long course meets during the 2010-2011 season. High school dual-meet times may not be used. (You may use the time standards applicable to your age on the first day of the meet.)

Please list each event, time, and event standard.

You may find a copy of your times and time standard achieved from the USA Swimming website. Only request times for the time period 2011 (Top 10). You may print out a copy and attach -- highlighting the five swims you want considered.

POINTS:

Conversion of letter grades/event standards to point values are as follows:

SCHOLASTIC

VALUE

EVENT STANDARD

A

4

A, AA, AAA, AAAA

B

3

B, BB

C

2

C

D

1

--

--

0

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Special Note: See links for 2010-2011 Quadrenium Event Standards for Short Course Yards, Short Course Meters and Long Course Meters

APPLICATION:

Application for this award must be made online.

1.  Fill out the form online.
2.  After completing the form, print and save a copy of your Application for your records.
3.  After printing, hit the "Submit" button.
4.  Mail the Report Card/Transcript to Dave DiNardo at the address listed below.
5.  Deadline is
6:00 pm on October 31, 2011.  No exceptions

NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER OCTOBER 31, 2011. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Award recipients WILL NOT be notified by mail. Please keep a copy of your application.

EMAIL REPORT CARD TO:†††† dave.dinardo@gmail.com

††† OR

SEND REPORT CARD TO:†††††† Dave DiNardo

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