For the first time in school history Glenwood School has won the AISA (Alabama Independent School Association) Chairman’s Award for the Most Outstanding Athletic Program for the 2013-2014 school year. “Glenwood has been blessed with great families, athletes, and coaches,” said Glenwood headmaster Frankie Mitchum. “Under the leadership of athletic director Tim Fanning and assistant athletic director Julie Humphries, and with the dedication and hard work of all our coaches, and student athletes, our school had a very successful athletic season. This award, along with our school being designated as a Blue Ribbon School this past spring by the AISA, further validates that Glenwood has a great combination of academics and athletics.” According to the AISA, “The Chairman's Award was established by the AISA for the specific purpose of recognizing member schools that achieve athletic excellence during the school year. “The criteria for winning the AISA Chairman's Award includes achievement in all areas of the school’s athletic programs: state champions in all sports, All-Star Selection, scholarship, participation in different sports, finishing in the top four in State Play-offs, sportsmanship, student-athlete award, and no eligibility problems,” according to the AISA.
Glenwood competes in the highest classification of AISA athletics. Schools in this classification include Lee Scott, Macon East, Tuscaloosa Academy, Fort Dale, Bessemer, Pike, Springwood, and others.
During the 2013-2014 athletic seasons, Glenwood won three varsity state championships – Girls Basketball, Girls Soccer and Baseball. Boys Basketball, Golf, and Cheer finished in second
place, while boys soccer, softball, and girls tennis finished third.
During the 2013-2014 school year, Glenwood student athletics received 11 athletics scholarships and 13 student athletes were named to All-Star teams.
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