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Frazee School, national statistics, prove athletes have higher GPAs

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Frazee-Vergas Schools Activities Director Dave Trautman said he's always heard that athletes do better academically than non-athletes.

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Wanting to see if that was true, he looked into the matter -- and argued his case at Monday night's school board meeting.

"It holds true here, too," he said.

In the Frazee district, senior female athletes have a grade point average of 3.47. Non-athlete female students have a GPA of 3.03.

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