The Postville girls basketball team received the Distinguished Academic Award from the Iowa High School Athletic Association.
The boys basketball team, wrestling cheerleaders, large group speech students, and the individual speech students received the Excellence Award.
The Iowa High School Athletic Association has a recognition program for academic achievement by teams and cheerleading squads. They recognize those teams/squads which collectively have excelled in the classroom.
There are two awards: (1) Excellence in Academic Achievement. This award is given to the teams/squads who achieve a combined grade point average of 3.00-3.24. (2) Distinguished Academic Achievement. This award is given to the teams/squads who achieve a combined grade point average of 3.25-4.00.
Awarded schools will receive a certificate for each team/squad recognized. Each team/squad member will also receive a certificate of recognition.