Perry athletes were recently recognized for several achievements in the classroom. Several teams proudly displayed excellence in their field as well as academically.


Four Jayette golfers earned the Raccoon River Conference All-Academic Award for having a 3.25 or higher GPA. Those who received this honor include:


Skylar Cunningham, Alyssa Kruger, Delaney Eiteman and Molly Lutmer.


The team as a whole also earned the IGHSAU Academic Excellence Team Award thanks to the combined team GPA of 3.00 - 3.24.


Three Bluejay golfers earned the Raccoon River Conference All-Academic Award for having a 3.25 or higher GPA. Those who received this honor include:


Connor Nielsen, Luke Rathje and Gabe Ridnour.


The team as a whole also earned the IGHSAU Academic Excellence Team Award thanks to the combined team GPA of 3.00 - 3.24.


The Jayette track team had 13 members make Raccoon River Conference All-Academic list, which consists of students with 3.25 GPA or higher. The team members who achieved this honor include:


Julissa Calderon, Gabby Chavez, Star Love, Isabel Saemisch, Katelyn Thomason, Sidney Vancil, Lainey Thomason, Rylynn Gilmore, Jacqueline Guardado, Sydney Helmers, Brooke O’Dell, Bailey Piper and Sophie Prombo.


The team earned the IGHSAU Distinguished Academic Award with a 3.379 cumulative GPA.


In addition, Vancil was selected to the Iowa Association of Track Coaches Academic All-State Team. The requirements for All-State include being a senior, having a 3.8 or higher cumulative grade point average, a cumulative score of 28 or higher on the ACT and being a Coed State Meet participant in at least one event during the year of application.


Seven Bluejay track team members earned the Raccoon River Conference All-Academic Award for their 3.25 or higher GPA. Those who received this honor include:


Brandon Kenyon, Zachary Thompson, Kaleb Olejniczak, Justin Stammer, Tyler Fessler, Collin Malmberg and Cole Snyder.


The Jayette soccer team had 16 players make Raccoon River Conference All-Academic list, which consists of students with 3.25 GPA or higher. The Jayette soccer players who achieved this honor include:


Ciera Bronnenberg, Julissa Calderon, Merary Garcia, Vivian Gonzalez, Janet Ortiz, Paola Gomez, Beyonce Gonzalez, Jaqueline Guardado, Carly Herrera, Molly Lutmer, Magley Orellana, Odaly Perla, Hannah Peterson, Katelyn Saldana, Lexie Welch and Edgar Sandoval.


The team as a whole also received the IGHSAU Distinguished Academic Team Award, which goes to teams with an accumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher.


Congratulations to all athletes on their academic accomplishments.