CORNING, NY (WENY) - The Corning-Painted Post School District has been named a Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence Winner.

To achieve the honor, 75% of the school's varsity teams must receive the Scholar-Athlete Team Award. Over the past Year, CPP had 24 of 29 teams meet the Scholar-Athlete Team criteria, which means 75% of the roster holds a GPA greater or equal to 90.  

Corning Hawks Director of Athletics says, "Simply put, our teams understand what it means to be a student-athlete. Hard work is needed in the classroom and on the field of play. We are so proud of all of our teams and the effort required to achieve this award.”