The following information was provided by the Parkway School District in a news release.
Parkway West High's boys’ varsity soccer team earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) High School Team Academic Award at the 2012 national convention in Indianapolis, Ind. A total of 366 high school teams (143 boys, 223 girls) throughout the United States earned the NSCAA Team Academic Award for exemplary performance in the classroom as a team, during the 2011-12 academic year.
To qualify for the award, the high school team must have a minimum grade point average of 3.25 for the entire school year. The Parkway West boys’ soccer team earned a 3.34 grade point average.
The West High varsity team includes: Kidus Assefa, Dan Barlett, Colin Bassler, Matthew Chisholm, Kevin Doherty, John Frith, Johnny Galvin, Chandler Klemm, Nicholas Klemm, Kevin Meyers, Alex Phillips, Matt Pilgrim, Grant Post, Gavyn Prsha, Tyler Rhoads, Kori Saake, Billy Stimac, Nathan Talbot, John Umstead, and Tucker Watts. The team is coached by head coach Michael Skordos and assistant coach Annie Wayland.