Latest News for PHS

Zack “Attack” rolls as State Champion

CantonRep.com / Michael Balash

Perry High School Junior Zack “Attack” Dailey is the 140 pound Ohio State Wrestling Champion. Zack was also recently announced as the Repository athlete of the week. His key to success, “hard work”. Whether it is the off-season, pre-season, regular season or the post-season, Zack attributes hard work with success. As for winning the State Championship, Zack stated it was “pretty awesome. I pinned two, won by three and then tech falled for the state championship.” (more…)

3 State Champs Lead Speech Team to 3rd in State

Caleb Snyder

Alli Francis & Justin Woody

Eighty-six schools competed at the Ohio High School Speech League State Tournament at Toledo-Whitmer High School on March 4 and 5, 2011. Perry finished higher than any Stark County School or Federal League team, taking third place honors with 60 points. Perry had NINE finalists including THREE state champions. STATE CHAMPIONS are: Alli Francis and Justin Woody in Duo Interpretation and Caleb Snyder in Humorous Interpretation. (more…)

Over 50 PHS Students Competing at State Tournament

This weekend, March 3-6, is a great opportunity for over 50 Perry students to exhibit the greatness of Perry throughout the state.  It’s a chance for them to leave their mark on history.  This weekend is State competition for Speech and Debate, Wrestling, Bowling and gymnastics. Representing Perry this weekend:

Speech and Debate:
Alli Francis, Justin Woody, Matt Meeks, Caleb Snyder, Haley Smith, Molly Craig, DJ Marlatt, Kanisha West, Travis Williams, Alex Gaff, Alaina Harless, Karen Zimmer, Sara Gellenbeck, Corey Anderson, Shane Zabel, Chelsey Keller, Xavier Smith, Suzi Shapuite, Kim Rose,  Jessica McCallum, Sean Keane Tiffany Powell, Nicole Cooney, Seth Boda, Charlie Jeffreys, Nicole Waers, Mike McBurney, Shelby Logan, Anna Liebler, Tod Mohney.

Wrestling:
David Bavery, Artem Timchenko, Mitch Newhouse, Zack Dailey, Tanner Lemon, JoJo Tayse, Anthony Wise, Doug Mayse, and alternates Mike Petrime and Tony Dailey.

Bowling:
Brandon Carl, Andrew Casterline, Zach Griffin, Cory Hopton, Alex Lincoln, Ben Sprout, Travis Whaley and Adam Webb

Gymnastics:
Rachel Jackson.
Swimming: Kyle Riordan (competed last weekend)

Spring College Fair

Kent State University at Stark will host the 2011 Stark County Spring College Fair from 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 8 in the University Center, 6000 Frank Ave. NW. the event is free and open to the public. No reservations are required.

More than 50 colleges and universities will be represented. The fair is open to high school students interested in pre-college programs or attending a college after high school , as well as prospective non-traditional students looking for degree options and information. (more…)

Michael McBurney: February Repository Teen of the Month

Congratulations to Senior Michael McBurney who was selected by the Repository Teen Board as Teen of the Month for February.  Mike is an outstanding student, athlete, and an all-around personable young man.  The February Teens of the Month were highlighted in The Repository on February 27th.  The article can be read online and is linked here.

Matt Meeks: Coca Cola Scholars Program Finalist

Congratulations to Senior Matthew Meeks, a finalist in the Coca Cola Scholars Program.  Matt has been selected as one of the 250 scholars who will go on to compete for one of the 50 $5,000/year, four year renewable scholarships for post-secondary study (a total award of $20,000), or for  one of the 200 $2,500/year, four year renewable awards totaling $10,000. We wish Matt success as he competes in Scholars Weekend April 14-17, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Thank you Matt for making Perry High School shine through your efforts!