Four Pacers honored as Academic All State


Four members of the Switzerland County varsity cross country team have been honored for academic excellence.

Pacer runners Leah Anders and Garrett Demaree were honored by the Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches organization as members of the 1st Team Academic All State team.

Earning Honorable Mention Academic All State honors were Switzerland County runners Zoe Cole and Bri Vinup.

“It’s not an easy award to achieve,” coach Kris Sandlin said. “According to my records and research we have only had one other athlete achieve Academic All State Honorable Mention, and that was in 2010.”