She added that with an early outlet, many Dolfins go on to compete in college and beyond.
"It gives these kids something to aspire to," she said. "It's a sport that you can really have for life, when you think about it."
Cheu estimated that there would be an annual maintenance cost of $500 to $800 based on information from the manufacturer and other schools using similar systems. The roughly $3,500 not being used to purchase the system were handed over to the school district as a maintenance fund.
A full list of donors can be found at the booster club's Web site: www.bcswimanddive.com. A plaque acknowledging contributors is planned to be mounted at the high school pool in January. The club is still accepting donations to build up the scoreboard's maintenance fund.