STUDENT NUMBERS UP ABOUT 250 FOR CSC SCHOLASTIC CONTEST

Posted 8 months ago

By John Axtell

Over 1,400 students from 46 high schools from three states competed in 44 tests Friday at the 54th annual Chadron State College Scholastic Contest. The number of schools was down 3 from last year, but the number of competitors jumped by about 250.

Wright (WY) High School team

Wright (WY) High School team

In addition to the individual competition, sweepstakes were awarded to the top top in five enrollment categories.

In Division I, with the largest schools,  Rapid City Stevens continued its dominance…winning for the 7th straight year and the 10th time in the last 11 years. Stevens has now won 27 times overall.

Sidney High School continued a shorter streak of its own in Division II, winning for the fourth year in a row, but in Division III, Wyoming’s Wright High School took honors and kept Rapid City St Thomas More from its fourth straight title.

There were also new champions in the two divisions for the smallest schools as West Holt High School of Atkinson, Neb., took Division IV and Hay Springs  earned top honors in Division V.

csc 14 Scholastic Day gameMedals were awarded to the top 3 placers in each test with Certificates of Merit to those finishing in the top 25% of each test

There was one double gold medalist this year, Jessica Bruegger of Niobrara County High School in Lusk, Wyo. Bruegger earned her titles in Accounting and Business Communication-Vocabulary.

Six other competitors were also double-medalists, four of them with a gold among their two medals…including two from Hay Springs who did it in the same events.

Katherin Roberts tied for 1st in Psychology and placed 2nd in Health while Jennifer Scherbarth took top honors in Health and was 3rd in Psychology.

Chadron’s Logan Lembke was 1st in Advanced Math and 2nd in Business Law, Micah Most of Ogallala was 1st in Vocabulary and 2nd in Music

Alex Fritz of West Holt was 2nd in Chemistry and 3rd in Algebra II while Lane Vasa of Arthur County claimed 3rds in American Government and Physics

Full Scholastic Contest Results can be seen online at: www.csc.edu/scholastic/results/index.php.

Each senior who placed 1st in a contest receives a Scholastic Achievement Award, a waiver of the in-state portion of tuition to CSC for the fall and spring semesters of the coming academic year.

A number of special activities were put together to help fill the time between contests, including wagon rides around campus drawn by a  horse team from Fort Robinson State Park and an electronic game trailer from Valentine.

The CSC football team held a scrimmage and several cultural, artistic and scientific displays  were open for students to tour across the campus.

Forty-six high schools from three states were represented in the 54th annual Scholastic Contest hosted at Chadron State College today. Over 1,400 students participated in 44 tests.

Stevens High School, Rapid City, S.D. claimed its seventh consecutive championship in Division I, the group comprised of the schools with the largest enrollments. Sidney High School, Sidney, Neb., repeated as the winner of Division II.

Wright High School, Wright, Wyo., upset past Division III winner St. Thomas More High School, Rapid City.

West Holt High School, Atkinson, Neb., placed first in Division IV and Hay Springs High School, Hay Springs, Neb., earned top honors in Division V.

Contest results were displayed on large screens in the CSC Student Center throughout the morning as tests were completed and can be seen online at: www.csc.edu/scholastic/results/index.php.

Each senior who won first place in a contest receives a Scholastic Achievement Award. This award is a waiver of the in-state portion of tuition to CSC for the fall and spring semesters of the 2013-2014 school year.

Medals will be awarded to the top three places in each test. Certificates of Merit will be awarded to those finishing in the top 25 percent of each test, and a plaque will be presented to the top school of each of the five divisions. All awards are mailed to the winners the week following the contest.

A horse team from Fort Robinson State Park pulled a wagon full of students around campus and an electronic game trailer from Valentine provided entertainment for students between tests. The CSC football team played a scrimmage and numerous cultural, artistic and scientific displays across campus were open for students to tour.

- See more at: http://www.csc.edu/modules/news/public_news/view/10654#sthash.Ks6LS4ro.dpuf

Forty-six high schools from three states were represented in the 54th annual Scholastic Contest hosted at Chadron State College today. Over 1,400 students participated in 44 tests.

Stevens High School, Rapid City, S.D. claimed its seventh consecutive championship in Division I, the group comprised of the schools with the largest enrollments. Sidney High School, Sidney, Neb., repeated as the winner of Division II.

Wright High School, Wright, Wyo., upset past Division III winner St. Thomas More High School, Rapid City.

West Holt High School, Atkinson, Neb., placed first in Division IV and Hay Springs High School, Hay Springs, Neb., earned top honors in Division V.

Contest results were displayed on large screens in the CSC Student Center throughout the morning as tests were completed and can be seen online at: www.csc.edu/scholastic/results/index.php.

Each senior who won first place in a contest receives a Scholastic Achievement Award. This award is a waiver of the in-state portion of tuition to CSC for the fall and spring semesters of the 2013-2014 school year.

Medals will be awarded to the top three places in each test. Certificates of Merit will be awarded to those finishing in the top 25 percent of each test, and a plaque will be presented to the top school of each of the five divisions. All awards are mailed to the winners the week following the contest.

A horse team from Fort Robinson State Park pulled a wagon full of students around campus and an electronic game trailer from Valentine provided entertainment for students between tests. The CSC football team played a scrimmage and numerous cultural, artistic and scientific displays across campus were open for students to tour.

- See more at: http://www.csc.edu/modules/news/public_news/view/10654#sthash.Ks6LS4ro.dpuf