Molly Glad, Thomas Gooding, Mitchell Parker and Anthony Wang are all honored
As it turns out, some of Lakeridge’s best water polo players are winners in the classroom as well as in the pool.
Junior Molly Glad (who attends George Washington University Online High School), senior Thomas Gooding, senior Mitchell Parker and junior Anthony Wang were named 2018-2019 Academic All-Americans on Sept. 6 by USA Water Polo. Further, Gooding, Parker and Wang were denoted as Outstanding Achievers, meaning they have 4.0 unweighted grade point averages for the 2018-2019 school year.
According to USA Water Polo, the Academic All-American recognition is awarded to: A student-athlete who has earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.60 or higher for the academic school year; completed/will complete the 10th, 11th or 12th grade; is a current USA Water Polo gold athlete member; and has competed in a USA Water Polo National Event during the respective academic school year is eligible to apply for this award.