Atlantic Boys XC Team Earns Academic All-State Honors


November 30th, 2012 by Jim Field

The Atlantic boys cross country team qualified for “Academic All-State” honors as a team.  The 24 team members had an average grade point average of 3.39 for the first nine weeks.  The average was bolstered by Matt Iekel, Preston Hoye, Josiah Williams and David Thomsen who each had perfect 4.0 GPA’s.  The team members will receive certificates from the state.

The 16 girls cross country team members were a near miss with a 3.22 GPA.  A 3.25 GPA is needed to qualify for all-state.  Bri Munsey led the team with a 4.0 GPA.

Previously, Tyler Fischer, Matt Iekel and Liz Guttenfelder received certificates denoting them as Hawkeye 10 Academic All-Conferences honorees.