HHS is 2012 CSC Scholastic Contest Champion!
First HHS Team Championship in 31 years!
Hemingford High School students made a very successful trip to the 52nd Annual CSC Scholastic Contest on April 13th, garnering three medals and 11 top twenty finishes in the various tests on the way to a Division Championship! Hemingford High School last won a CSC Scholastic Championship in 1981. High School Counselor Ramona Hucke was the team’s sponsor and was pleased with the results that included two HHS student winning honors in multiple tests.
Top Three Medals went to Caleb Milne with a second place in Animal Science, TJ Starman, with a third place finish in Business Communication Systems, and Ethan Skinner, with a third place finish in Animal Science.
Double Placers for HHS included Milne who also placed 14th in English Usage; and Sandra Mendiola who placed 5th in Physics and 8th in Advanced Math.
Other HHS placers were Katie Heitz 11th in Advanced Math; Rachel Kaman 9th in Psychology; Carolina Carlson, 12th in Literature; Cassie Elder with a 4th in Nutrition, joined by Kelsy Wood with a 7th , also in Nutrition; Brady Horstman and Kyle Kumpf, tied with 5th place finishes in Wildlife Ecology, and a 4th place for Paige Phillips in Algebra II.
Points towards team championships include all student team members results in all tests taken, even if individually students did not earn medals or top twenty places.
Team Results for the contest, which is broken into different classes, based on school size showed Hemingford winning Division IV, which included Bayard, Crawford, Creek Valley, Garden County, Guernsey-Sunrise, Hemingford, Morrill, Niobrara County (Lusk); Perkins County (Grant), Pine Ridge Job Corp, Upton, WY, and Wall S.D.
Congratulations to the entire team for their success!
2012 Division Champions included:
Division One – Rapid City Stevens HS, SD (6 total schools)
Division Two – Sidney HS (5 total schools)
Division Three – St. Thomas More HS, SD (13 total schools)
Division Four – Hemingford HS (12 total schools)
Division Five – Hyannis HS (17 total schools)