Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School has been named the recipient of the 2017-2018 Division II Walter J. Markham Award as part of the Boston Globe’s Scholastic Awards, which go to schools with the best win-loss records in athletic competition. This is a first for Old Colony.
In 2017-2018, Old Colony athletic teams won 58.61% of all athletic contests. Old Colony boasted a Fall Season record of 46-51-3; a Winter Season record of 25-12-0; and a Spring Season record of 50-22-0; with an overall record of 121-85-3.
Established in 1997, the award is named for Walter Markham, a native of Lowell who initiated the state’s regional vocational and technical high schools and served as president and treasurer of the American Vocational Association.
Click here to read the Sippican Week article recently written by one our students, Zachary McMahon.