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All-State Swimmers!

Posted by Arapahoe High School Swim and Dive at May 24, 2019 10:24AM PDT ( 0 Comments )

*Congratulations to Daniel Bensen, Jack Berdahl, Benjamin Brewer, Jack Giesen, Fletcher Hayes, and Nick Stephenson—all named 5A Second Team All-State. *

Warrior News Update
RSVP for Banquet
Parka Turn-in
End of Season $$ Tally
Academic All-American Deadline
King Soopers Card Changes

END OF SEASON BANQUET
The 2019 End of Season Banquet is Tuesday May 28th. We need to get a proper tally to make sure we have enough food, and many families have not yet RSVP’d with us. MAKE SURE YOUR ATHLETE IS INCLUDED IN YOUR COUNT. Please click on the link and get your numbers counted!
https://www.evite.com/event/00E72MSBS6VGS4YUSEPJOK4ZJEERI4/rsvp?utm_source=NA&utm_medium=sharable_invite&utm_campaign=send_sharable_link

PARKA TURN IN
It’s crucial we get all parkas turned in by the end of the season. For these families, please make sure you bring them back (CLEAN!) at or before the banquet.

  1. Angvall
  2. Conn
  3. Galvin
  4. Either Z Lefever or Zusi
  5. Rowley
    #?? Stephenson
  6. Lewis
  7. Dyer

END OF SEASON RECKONING!
From the Treasurer: Thanks for a great season and for all the wonderful help you all gave in supporting the team. As the season comes to an end I need to file a report with the district and in order to do so I need everyone’s reimbursements and/or outstanding payments by this Friday (unless it’s banquet related). Reimbursement requests must be accompanied with receipts supporting the request or they won’t be paid. Any committees that still have monies to be deposited please contact me to make arrangements to drop off the money. Also, please no creative financing (using funds from one activity to reimburse for another activity). Thank you!

NISCA ACADEMIC ALL AMERICANS
Swimmers or divers who maintained at least a 3.75 GPA (including their first semester/senior year)

Senior student-athletes who maintained at least a cumulative 3.75 GPA are eligible to receive an Academic All-American certificate. Transcript/records must include freshman through first semester of the senior year. Go to nisca.org and complete the Academic All-American application form. Again, you must secure your transcripts from Arapahoe HS through the fall semester of your senior year. After May 30th the records will need to be secured from the Arapahoe Counseling office – Transcipts: Applications must be postmarked by June 15th 2018. Note: Coach Mike Richmond’s NISCA number is 01-3693. **Please let Coach know if you apply.
2001 Rick Denney
2003 Jon Mullen
2004 Hans Mueller, Cole Reeder
2005 Aki Rattenbury, Robert Wojahn
2006 Brock Logan
2008 Jeff Nadel, Ian Francis, Dave Wise, Rob Newell
2011 Matt Nadel
2012 Aaron Avery, Kyle Larson, Talon Hicken
2013 Logan Brock, Shaffer Dehmlow, Kyle Hentschel, Ethan Pfeiffer
2016 Austin Brumley

Final Submission Date: June 15th, 2019, Midnight ET
Program Web Page: https://niscaonline.org/Award-Programs/All-AmericaAcademic
Apps Processed Page: http://www.niscaonline.org/AAACADEMICS/AppsReceived.aspx
Notes: Applications submitted prior to April 15th have been processed and the certificates have been sent.
Applications received after April 15th will be processed and mailed after June 15th.

Scholar Team Final Submission Date: June 15th, 2019, Midnight ET
Program Web Page: https://niscaonline.org/Award-Programs/Scholar-Team
Apps Processed Page: http://www.niscaonline.org/aateams/AppsReceived.aspx Notes: Applications submitted prior to April 15th have been processed and the certificates have been sent. Applications received after April 15th will be processed and mailed after June 15th.

IMPORTANT: KING SOOPERS UPDATE
Dear Families of AHS Boys Swim & Dive Booster Club:
I wanted to provide you with an update on the King Soopers Community Rewards program and how it will impact the Swim & Dive Booster Club fees in 2019 and future seasons.

As you may know, individual booster club fees in 2018 and prior years could be reduced by amounts contributed the AHS swim & dive program through the King Soopers Community Rewards program.

Unfortunately, I was recently informed by the Arapahoe High School athletic department that this policy is no longer allowable. The reason for this is that charitable contributions (such as King Soopers Community Rewards) used to reduce booster club fees for an individual violates regulations related to the charitable organization status (501c3) of not only the Swim & Dive Booster Club, but Arapahoe High School and Littleton Public Schools as well. As a result, any revenue (donations) that is run through a booster club’s account, must be used for the benefit of the entire booster club and cannot be used for private member benefit. As a booster club, we must be in compliance with this rule as of April 1, 2019. Any funds collected from the King Soopers Community Rewards after this date can no longer be use to offset booster club fees.

The good news is that any King Soopers credits you may have earned through March 31, 2019, can be applied to the 2020 season booster club fee. If you have a credit, I will contact you soon to let you know that amount. This policy, per the AHS Athletic Office, applies to all Arapahoe High School booster clubs.

I wanted to give you as much notice on this change in policy so that you can plan ahead for the 2020 swim & dive season. With that said, I am hoping you will continue to use (or begin to use) your King Soopers card to benefit the AHS Swim & Dive program. These contributions provide a significant portion of the total revenues of the booster club and contribute to the many activities and initiatives of the swim & dive booster club and team.

If you have any questions related to the above, do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you for your support.
Kimberly Lefever, 2019-2020 Swim & Dive Booster Club Treasurer
ahsswimdivetreasurer@gmail.com

Warrior News Update
State Results
State Follow Up Meeting Today!
Coach Randy Update
Important! King Soopers Card Update
Academic All-American Deadline
RSVP for Banquet
Locker Cleanup by 5/22

STATE RESULTS
Our Warriors came out strong and took third in the 5A State Swim and Dive Championships. Special shoutouts to Fletcher Hays for second in the 500, Jack Berdahl for second in the 100 Breast, and the 200 Free Relay Team of Giesen, Bensen, Brewer and Stephenson who also took second. Lots of other great placements—official results are on the ahsswimdive.com page, under documents.

A big thanks to Sonja and Paul Berdahl for all their efforts organizing our State trip, and all the parent volunteers.

STATE FOLLOW UP MEETING TODAY
The State team will have a follow up meeting after school today (May 20th) at 1:30pm. Please return your (clean) Parkas.

TREASURER’S UPDATE
Thanks for a great season and for all the wonderful help you all gave in supporting the team. As the season comes to an end I need to file a report with the district and in order to do so I need everyone’s reimbursements and/or outstanding payments by this Friday (unless it’s banquet related). Reimbursement requests must be accompanied with receipts supporting the request or they won’t be paid. Any committees that still have monies to be deposited please contact me to make arrangements to drop off the money. Also, please no creative financing (using funds from one activity to reimburse for another activity). Thank you!

UPDATE FROM COACH RANDY
Congratulations to the Warriors at State Meet. Overall, the team performed very well with some very impressive times. Congratulations to our Seniors: Ben Brewer, Mitch Burcham, Drake Hampton, and Nick Stephenson for leading the team to an outstanding 3rd place finish. I was truly disappointed that I was unable to witness so many fast swims! On a side note, my ACL surgery has been a success so far. It is definitely difficult to move around but the pain has been tolerable. I cannot fully express the gratitude and appreciation for the meals being delivered to my house while my wife has been away in Indonesia. On behalf of the Hyre family, thank you for all of your support!!

IMPORTANT: KING SOOPERS UPDATE
Dear Families of AHS Boys Swim & Dive Booster Club:
I wanted to provide you with an update on the King Soopers Community Rewards program and how it will impact the Swim & Dive Booster Club fees in 2019 and future seasons.

As you may know, individual booster club fees in 2018 and prior years could be reduced by amounts contributed the AHS swim & dive program through the King Soopers Community Rewards program.

Unfortunately, I was recently informed by the Arapahoe High School athletic department that this policy is no longer allowable. The reason for this is that charitable contributions (such as King Soopers Community Rewards) used to reduce booster club fees for an individual violates regulations related to the charitable organization status (501c3) of not only the Swim & Dive Booster Club, but Arapahoe High School and Littleton Public Schools as well. As a result, any revenue (donations) that is run through a booster club’s account, must be used for the benefit of the entire booster club and cannot be used for private member benefit. As a booster club, we must be in compliance with this rule as of April 1, 2019. Any funds collected from the King Soopers Community Rewards after this date can no longer be use to offset booster club fees.

The good news is that any King Soopers credits you may have earned through March 31, 2019, can be applied to the 2020 season booster club fee. If you have a credit, I will contact you soon to let you know that amount. This policy, per the AHS Athletic Office, applies to all Arapahoe High School booster clubs.

I wanted to give you as much notice on this change in policy so that you can plan ahead for the 2020 swim & dive season. With that said, I am hoping you will continue to use (or begin to use) your King Soopers card to benefit the AHS Swim & Dive program. These contributions provide a significant portion of the total revenues of the booster club and contribute to the many activities and initiatives of the swim & dive booster club and team.

If you have any questions related to the above, do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you for your support.
Kimberly Lefever, 2019-2020 Swim & Dive Booster Club Treasurer
ahsswimdivetreasurer@gmail.com

ACADEMIC ALL AMERICAN APPLICATIONS
Final Submission Date: June 15th, 2019, Midnight ET
Program Web Page: https://niscaonline.org/Award-Programs/All-AmericaAcademic
Apps Processed Page: http://www.niscaonline.org/AAACADEMICS/AppsReceived.aspx
Notes: Applications submitted prior to April 15th have been processed and the certificates have been sent.
Applications received after April 15th will be processed and mailed after June 15th.

Scholar Team Final Submission Date: June 15th, 2019, Midnight ET
Program Web Page: https://niscaonline.org/Award-Programs/Scholar-Team
Apps Processed Page: http://www.niscaonline.org/aateams/AppsReceived.aspx Notes: Applications submitted prior to April 15th have been processed and the certificates have been sent. Applications received after April 15th will be processed and mailed after June 15th.

CORRECTED SEASON BANQUET RSVP
Please use this link to RSVP for the end of season banquet on Tuesday May 28.
https://www.evite.com/event/00E72MSBS6VGS4YUSEPJOK4ZJEERI4/rsvp?utm_source=NA&utm_medium=sharable_invite&utm_campaign=send_sharable_link

LOCKER CLEANUP
From the school: all personal items in the varsity locker room need to be removed by the end of the school day on Wed. 5/22/19. Anything left in the lockers after Wednesday will be removed and taken to a local donation center.

The document state_results_-_arapahoe_only.pdf was attached to this post.

Warrior News Update
Meals for Coach Randy
Updated RSVP Site for Banquet
Locker Cleanup by 5/22

COACH RANDY MEALS
Coach Randy is having knee surgery and we’re organizing families to bring him meals. Please sign up and get more info here:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090e4aa5ae2f4-meals

CORRECTED SEASON BANQUET RSVP
Please use this link to RSVP for the end of season banquet on Tuesday May 28.
https://www.evite.com/event/00E72MSBS6VGS4YUSEPJOK4ZJEERI4/rsvp?utm_source=NA&utm_medium=sharable_invite&utm_campaign=send_sharable_link

LOCKER CLEANUP
From the school: all personal items in the varsity locker room need to be removed by the end of the school day on Wed. 5/22/19. Anything left in the lockers after Wednesday will be removed and taken to a local donation center.

STATE TEAM
This is your 2019 AHS State Team. The individual events are listed below.

SWIMMERS:
Seniors Ben Brewer, Mitch Burcham, Drake Hampton, Nick Stephenson, and Davis Wuthrich.
Juniors Daniel Bensen, Jack Berdahl, Matthew Carey, Jack Giesen, Kieran Pope and Luke Wiesner.
Sophomores Atticus Conn, Fletcher Hayes, Sawyer Zusi, and Michael Greene.

DIVERS: Senior Zack Lefever, Junior Danny Beaty and Freshman Collier Dyer.

*STATE EVENTS, BY ATHLETE: *
Daniel Beaty (11)

  1. 5 Boys Open 1 Meter 11 Dives

Daniel Bensen (11)

  1. 4 Boys Open 50 Free
  2. 7 Boys Open 100 Free

Jack Berdahl (11)

  1. 3 Boys Open 200 IM
  2. 11 Boys Open 100 Breast

Benjamin Brewer (12)

  1. 11 Boys Open 100 Breast

Mitch Burcham (12)

  1. 4 Boys Open 50 Free

Matthew Carey (11)

  1. 6 Boys Open 100 Fly

Atticus Conn (10)

  1. 7 Boys Open 100 Free

Collier Dyer (9)

  1. 5 Boys Open 1 Meter 11 Dives

Jack Giesen (11)

  1. 4 Boys Open 50 Free
  2. 7 Boys Open 100 Free

Drake Hampton (12)

  1. 6 Boys Open 100 Fly

Fletcher Hayes (10)

  1. 3 Boys Open 200 IM
  2. 8 Boys Open 500 Free

Zack Lefever (12)

  1. 5 Boys Open 1 Meter 11 Dives

Kieran Pope (11)

  1. 2 Boys Open 200 Free
  2. 8 Boys Open 500 Free

Nick Stephenson (12)

  1. 2 Boys Open 200 Free
  2. 7 Boys Open 100 Free

Luke Wiesner (11)

  1. 4 Boys Open 50 Free
  2. 11 Boys Open 100 Breast

Davis Wuthrich (12)

  1. 4 Boys Open 50 Free
  2. 7 Boys Open 100 Free

Sawyer Zusi (10)

  1. 8 Boys Open 500 Free

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