• Section VI Scholar Athlete State Champions:
    2008 - 2009
    Please note we feature these awards in our Newsletters.
    Fall 08  are in the Jan 2009 Newsletter link below
    Winter no teams selected in Section 6
    Spring 09  are in the Sept 2009 Newsletter link below

    Section VI Schools of Distinction to be Honored

                 NYSPHSAA announced that of the thirteen schools in New York State that achieved the status of Scholar-Athlete School of Distinctionfor 2008-09, two were schools in Section VI: Clarence and Barker

    These schools achieved the “School of Distinction” status by having 100% of their interscholastic varsity sports teams earn above a 90.0% grade point average. Clarence with 30 teams, is receiving the award for the 5th time. This is the first year winning the award for Barker High School with 17 teams. The districts will be honored and presented with the award at the Section VI Athletic Council meeting, Wed. Sept. 16 at the Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus in West Seneca.

                 The “School of Distinction” award, in its seventh year of existence, is the highest award handed out in the Scholar-Athlete program. The purpose of the “School of Distinction” award is to unite varsity coaches in challenging their teams to achieve a statewide honor in addition to the already established Scholar-Athlete Team Award program was initiated in 1991-1992 school year. Of the 58 schools that have won the award since its inception in 2002-03, 16 were Section VI schools. Congratulations to Clarence and Barker!!
    Barker High School                                                        Clarence High School
Last Modified on October 22, 2010