Grand County High School was the top 2A school in the state during the 2016-2017 school year, the Utah Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association announced last week.
The school placed first in the association’s final standings of the 2016-17 Directors Cup, with a score of 14.9 in the 2A category.
Now in its seventh year, the Directors Cup is awarded to the school achieving the highest cumulative point total in each classification based on state tournament results in all boys and girls sports, and the successful implementation of the “Raise The Bar” sportsmanship initiative.
The top 16 teams in each sport and classification received points based on how their teams finished in the UHSAA State Championship events.
Each school may also submit its respective team GPAs to the UIAAA.
The top 16 teams in each sport and classification also received points based on how their team’s GPA rank compared to other schools in their classification.
Every school, regardless of team GPAs or how it placed in any State Tournament, can also receive points from the successful implementation of the “Raise The Bar” sportsmanship initiative.