Pfeiffer sixth grader, Jaret Hughes, won the school Geography Bee this year and has now qualified for the State Geography Bee to be held at Ohio State University in Mansfield on April 9! The competition is run by the National Geographic Society and is being sponsored this year in Ohio by Google and Plum Creek. The top 100 qualifiers in each state are invited to compete at the state level. The Ohio state winner will receive $100, the “National Geographic Collegiate Atlas of the World” and a trip to Washington, D.C. where they would represent Ohio at the National Bee.
Starting Sunday, March 13th through April 25th, young Perry artists will have their works on display at the Massillon Museum. Students from Knapp, Reedurban, and Edison are included. Museum hours are 9:30am-5:00pm Tuesday through Saturday, 2:00-5:00pm Sunday, and admission is free.
The PHS College Medical Tech Prep program excelled in competition in two divisions of Health Science at the Tech Prep Showcase competition at Cuyahoga Community College. The team of Amanda Haines, Ryan Paige, and Richard Presutti placed second in their division. The team of Katelyn Shelt, Beckah Phillips, Samantha Holshu, and Rebecca Shears placed first in their division, receiving the highest score of all 100 entries in various categories. Perry is proud of these excellent students and their accomplishments.
2010 Federal League Champions
2010 Sectional Champions
2010 District Champions
Advancing to State Tournament this weekend at Ohio State:
Mitch Newhouse – District Champ
Shane Foster – District Champ
Zack Dailey – District Champ
Nick Hannon – District Champ
Anthony Wise – District Champ
Jo Tayse – District Champ
Tanner Lemon – 3rd Place
Brandon Clemons – 3rd Place
Mike Petrine – 4th Place
The Perry High School Mock Trial team competed at the Ohio Regional Competition on Friday in Akron. In the first trial, the team of Amanda Henderson, Stefanie McArthur, Howie Schilling, and Matt Talbot defeated North Canton Hoover. Winning Best lawyer award was Amanda Henderson and best witness award was Howie Schilling. In the second trial the team of Savannah Fox, Matt Meeks, Howie Schilling and Matt Talbot lost to Arch Bishop Hoban High School on a tiebreaker by one Point.
Last night the Championship Gymnastics Meet ended with Perry achieving total gymnastic domination over Massillon, McKinley, Timken and Sandy Valley. Reann Lung placed 4th on beam. Julie Emmert placed 4th on floor and 12th on bars. Tori Callahan placed 13th on vault and 7th on beam. Cortnee Beaver placed 11th on vault and 8th on bars. Emily Kile placed 1st on beam, 5th on bars, 3rd on vault, 1st on floor and 2nd in the all-around. Tara Dedmon placed 1st on vault, 3rd on bars, 3rd on beam, 3rd on floor and 3rd in the all-around. Natalie Kile placed 1st on bars, 2nd on vault, 2nd on beam, 4th on floor and won 1st in the all-around. A special shout out to Shannon Langanke as last night was her final meet of her high school career.
The following athletes qualified for the State Swimming and Diving Championships being held at Branin Natatorium this Friday and Saturday: Seth Brandenburg & Joe Cooper in the Diving; LePear Smith in the 50 Freestyle and 100 Breaststroke and Kyle Riordan in the 200 and 500 Freestyles. LePear broke his own record in the breaststroke that he set last week at Sectionals with a time of 1:00.08 and Kyle shattered the 500 Freestyle school record set by Hideo Okubu in 1994, lowering it from 4:56 to 4:45.74.
At the Brecksville-Broadview Heights Sectional Gymnastics Tournament, Saturday, February 20th, Shera Kile was named Sectional Coach of the Year for the 2009-2010 season. The award was voted on by the other 17 head coaches present at Saturday’s competition. It is quite an honor. At the event, the team placed 7th out of 18 teams. The gymnastics team finished the regular season with a record of 8 and 2. This season’s final meet is Tuesday, February 23rd. The Winter Classic meet is at 5PM at the Massillon Armory.