Dowagiac earns Academic All-StatePublished 5:13pm Thursday, December 20, 2012
The Dowagiac football team has earned honorable mention Academic All-State honors from the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association.
Dowagiac was one of just 11 teams that earned that honor in Division 4.
Division 2 had the largest number of schools to receive the honor with 23.
The top four teams in each division receive a plaque honoring their achievements.
Divisions are based on enrollment statistics provided by the nominating coaches.
Dowagiac finished with a team GPA of 3.680. The Chieftains were one of three Wolverine Conference teams that earned the honor.
Allendale was the top school with a GPA of 3.900. Otsego and Three Rivers were second and third with GPAs of 3.840 and 3.818 respectively.
Three Rivers 3.818
Comstock Park 3.809
GR Catholic Central 3.770
New Boston Huron 3.768
Dowagiac Union 3.680
Ogemaw Heights 3.535