Higley swim, dive teams honored for academics

The boys and girls swim and dive teams at Higley High School, 4068 E. Pecos Road in Gilbert, have been honored for academic achievement.

The National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association honored the teams with the Scholar Team award, according to a press release. The Higley teams are the only from an Arizona school to receive the award this year; the girls team has earned it three years in a row.

The girls team received a gold award for attaining a collective 3.796 GPA, according to a press release. The boys team earned a bronze award for its combined 3.426 GPA.

For more information, visit www.husd.org.

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