February 4, 2014
The FHS volleyball team, under the direction of Coach Tina Knight, and the FHS golf team, under the direction of Coach Kitty Neal, are both ranked first in the FHSAA Academic Team Championship. The volleyball team has a combined GPA of 3.686, and the golf team holds a combined GPA of 3.862.The FHSAA Academic Team Champion Awards Program honors teamwork not only in competition, but in the classroom as well. Points for the Academic Championship are awarded based on the team’s cumulative grade point average. The top ten schools in each FHSAA category receive points. Ten points are awarded for a first place finish, nine points are awarded for a second place finish, etc. Points awarded for teams in single-class sports count toward the overall standings. Due to the contributions of the FHS golf and volleyball teams, Freeport High School is currently in the overall lead for the Class 1A Academic Championship with a total of 20 points. Baker High School is in second place with nine (9) points.