We had 6 of 8 fishing teams qualify for state ! Congratulations to Landon Prestage and Andre Lawson with a 10th place finish anchored by a 7.95lb fish caught by Andre Lawson. They each were awarded a $500 college scholarship! The THSBA awarded $26,000 in scholarships at the Regional event and there will be a total of $76,000 awarded at the state championship for a total of $130,000 between both Regional tournaments and State.
The GHS One Act Play “The Kentucky Cycle: Fire in the Hole”, wrapped up an outstanding season at the Area round performance at Denison High School on Saturday, April 1.All Star Cast: Landry Dosher All Star Tech: Andrew Carroll Honorable Mention: Taevion Gilmore and Trevor Hall Dates and times for a public viewing of the play will be announced in the coming weeks.
Congratulations to Jazmin Tejeda and Tori Scott for their strong finishes at the state powerlifting meet. Jazmin had her personal best squat at 275 pounds and finished strong. Tori finished 6th in state at her third straight state meet. As a whole the girls team had an outstanding year and we look forward to a great year next year! Tori will be graduating and Jazmin is a first year powerlifter as a sophomore.
Gainesville High School advanced two teams to the State CX Debate meet, which was held March 16-18 in Austin. Our two teams competed extremely well in the first four preliminary rounds with each team finishing with a 3-1 record (win-loss) and high individual speaker points. Seniors Jenny Liu and Radhika Bhakta were one of the top 16 teams (out of 56) advancing to the final round and earning a State medal.
On Saturday, February 4, 33 GHS Choir Students traveled to Sanger for UIL Solo and Ensemble contest. The students did and excellent job preparing some very difficult classical pieces for our judges. Of the 33 students 23 achieved a 1st division rating (The very best rating) and of those 23 students 18 performed a class 1 solo (the most difficult) and qualified for state.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Education Foundation Shining Stars Gala
8:30 PM - 9:15 PM GHS: OAP Public Performance
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM GHS: Class Awards Night (9th-11th)
7:30 PM - 8:15 PM GHS: OAP Public Performance