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The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has recognized Riverhead High School as a 2018-2019 Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence.

To earn this distinction, 75 percent of the school’s 19 varsity teams were required to earn scholar-athlete team recognition during the 2018-2019 school year. To become a scholar-athlete team, a team must hold an overall GPA above 90.

Riverhead is one of 135 schools across New York State to earn the Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence designation.

Source: Riverhead Central School District press release, dated July 18, 2019.

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