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Academic Olympic awards

posted Apr 11, 2017, 8:54 AM by Unknown user

On April 29, the high school students and staff met in the auditorium to recognize and hand out awards to the students who competed at the Academic Olympics Feb. 27 at Pratt Community College.

Overall, Conway Springs placed 1st in Division I (Large) Schools. Out of 53 students from Conway Springs, 12 had a 1st-3rd place finish. These students included five seniors: Chloe Henderson, 2nd in Short Story Writing; Dennis Zoglmann, 1st in Psychology and 3rd in Sociology; Jessica Mies,1st in Editorial Writing and 1st in News Writing; Marian Ast, 2nd in Business Math; and Mary Berntsen, 3rd in Short Story Writing. There were five juniors who placed: Amanda Smith, 1st in Sports Writing; Ben Neises, 3rd in English III; Makenna Beesley, 1st in Poetry and 3rd in Editorial Writing; Olga Diaz, 1st in Spanish 2; and Tyler Starks, 1st in Ag Mechanics. Sophomore Cooper Boyles placed 2nd in Wildlife Management, and freshman Wyatt Schulte placed 1st in General Business

“I liked the Academic Olympics ceremony because I thought it was cool that we got recognized,” Schulte said.