Over the past few years, Lakes has been analyzing the academic impact that athletic participation has on our students. For the third year in a row, students that participated in athletics saw significant improvement on both GPAs and SAT scores when compared with students not involved in athletics (see below). Across athletic offerings, our coaches continually emphasize the importance of academic success as part of the total student-athlete. Athletics teaches our students work ethic, attention to detail, time management and the importance of balance among activities. We are proud of our student-athletes and we will continue to challenge them to raise the bar both on the field and in the classroom.
Maryrose Dadivas, a talented student from Antioch Upper Grade School, has achieved remarkable success by placing second in the Lake County Treasurer’s annual 6th-8th...