The Michigan Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (MIAAA) has awarded Grand Haven High School (GHHS) with the prestigious 2013 Michigan Exemplary Athletic Program Award, which recognizes exemplary programs that model excellence and equity. "We are extremely proud of this recognition," GHHS Athletic Director Robin Bye says. "This award is truly a reflection of dedicated staff, coaches and athletes, along with the support of parents and community members." The MIAAA identifies outstanding athletic programs statewide, and provides a framework to encourage self- assessments of current programs, facilitate best practices and encourage continued improvement. "Grand Haven provides what is best in educationally sound high school athletics," the awards committee states.