Minutemen News

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  • NA BASEBALL NAMED TO 2019-20 AMERICAN BASEBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION TEAM ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD

    Newark Academy’s baseball team has been named to the 2019-20 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Team Academic Excellence Award. NA is amongst 434-member college and high school programs from across the country who have been awarded the 2019-20 ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award.
    Newark Academy was recognized with the award for the second year in a row, which goes to programs coached by ABCA members that posted a GPA over 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the entire academic year.
    Of the 146 high school teams along with 288 programs from the NCAA Div. I, II, III, NAIA, and junior college levels, Newark Academy was one of three schools from New Jersey to garner the award.
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  • Senior Warren Sunada-Wong Is The 2020 NJSIAA Scholar-Athlete Award Recipient

    Warren Sunada-Wong, a Newark Academy senior, is the recipient of the 2020 New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) Scholar-Athlete Award. He is recognized for excelling in and outside of the classroom and will receive a certificate in his honor. 
     
    “Given the very challenging year we’ve all faced, it’s particularly important to recognize the academic achievements of New Jersey’s student-athletes,” said Colleen Maguire, who this month took over as the organization’s Chief Operating Officer.

    “I’m certain each certificate recipient worked hard not only in the classroom and in competition, but also in overcoming the hurdles presented by the closing of all school buildings,” Maguire said. “Despite the difficulties, they all continued to pursue their goals and dreams.”

    In 1994, the 75th Anniversary Year for the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association, it inaugurated the AnnualScholar-Athlete Luncheon. The NJSIAA invites each member school to select one 12th grader as its scholar-athlete of the year. This year marks the NJSIAA’s 27th year in which scholar-athletes are being honored. Newark Academy's recent recipients include Samantha Keller, Cynthia Huang, and Anthony Giachin.
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  • Seniors Olivia Mudrick and Jackson Powers Are Named The 2020 Essex County Athletic Directors Association (ECADA) and Karen Fucello Scholar-Athlete Award Recipients

    Newark Academy seniors Olivia Mudrick and Jackson Powers were selected as the 2020 Essex County Athletic Directors Association (ECADA) and Karen Fucello Scholar-Athlete Award recipients. This award is given to one male and one female student-athlete from each school in the Essex County Athletic Directors Association (ECADA). Although the 2020 ECADA banquet has been canceled, both students will receive a plaque to honor their accomplishments over the past four years at the Academy.
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