ACADEMIC STUDENT-ATHLETE AWARD APPLICATION

 

 

The purpose of the NPGS Academic Student-Athlete award is to recognize outstanding academic achievement of NPGS players. NPGS was formed to provide an opportunity for girls to participate in an organized softball program. NPGS’s continuing objectives are to:

 Promote good sportsmanship, peer and adult association, and high academic achievement.

Teach fundamental softball skills and to have fun.

 

General Qualifications for Award

Player must participate in 5 games during the current NPGS season.

Registration must be paid in full (scholarship fulfills this requirement)

 

Academic Qualifications for Award

 A player must receive a Grade Point Average of 2.5, or 80%, depending on the school’s grading system. Students in K-2 must have 2’s or higher. If your child has special circumstances (IEP, etc.) include it with your application. Any report card received from September through March may be used to determine the GPA. PLEASE NOTE THAT A PROGRESS REPORT CANNOT BE USED TO DETERMINE GPA. In grades K-2, only the core areas count (READING, LISTENING & SPEAKING, WRITING, and MATH). In grades 3-5, only the core classes count (READING, WRITING, MATH, HISTORY / SOCIAL STUDIES, SCIENCE). In addition, note that Physical Education only counts in grades 6-8. NPGS director in charge of the Academic Student-Athlete Patches will determine the GPA. SEE BELOW ON HOW TO COMPUTE A GRADE POINT AVERAGE FOR LETTER GRADES.

 

How To Apply

 Please fill out the Academic Award Form, Academic Award Form, and give it to your team parent , WITH A COPY OF THE PLAYER’S REPORT CARD, to: 

 

ALL ACADEMIC AWARD FORMS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 4/07/17!

No late form will be accepted.

 

PLAYER AGENT WILL NOTIFY TEAM PARENTS AND COACHES OF

SPECIFIC TIMES/DATES/LOCATIONS FOR PICKUP OF AWARDS.

Please click on the below link to print the form

Academic Award Form

 

Calculation of Grade Point Average

 Grades 3-8

 Grade and equivalents included in calculation of averages for Grades 3-8 in core classes of READING, WRITING, MATH, HISTORY / SOCIAL STUDIES, SCIENCE). In addition, note that Physical Education only counts in grades 6-8:

A+     4.33  B+      3.33  C+      2.33 D+     1.33 
  A       4.00    B        3.00    C        2.00     D       1.00
  A-      3.67 B-      2.67   C-      1.67  D-      0.67

                          

 How to Compute a Grade Point Average

Total the “equivalents” from the list above for each grade received.

Divide this total by the number of grades or equivalents included and round to 2 decimal points.

 Example:         Grades Received: A, B+, B-, C+, B-

Equivalents: 4.00+3.33+2.67+2.33+2.67 = 15.00

Grade Point Average: 15.00 / 5 = 3.00


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