Bowling Green High School

Weekly Newsletter - Jan. 29, 2016

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Former Purple earns All-America accolades

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Former Bowling Green High School standout Tori Dillard has been named a second-team All-American by D3Soccer.com.


Dillard, a junior defender for Centre College, was joined by Centre teammate Destinie Graves on the women’s soccer Division III All-America team. Graves, a junior forward, was a first-team selection.


This marks the second All-American honor for the duo, as both Graves and Dillard were named National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Americans in December.


Graves and Dillard were also All-South Atlantic Region selections this season. Graves was named the Southern Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Year, while Dillard earned SAA Defensive Player of the Year honors.


Dillard anchored a Colonel defensive unit which allowed just 14 goals in 24 games this season. She finished with a goal and five assists on the year. The Colonels posted 15 shutouts on the season and allowed more than one goal in a game on just five occasions.


Centre is coming off its best season in program history, advancing to the NCAA Division III Final Four and finishing with a 21-2-1 mark, a program record for wins.


Centre won its fourth straight SAA tournament crown and its third conference regular season championship in four years this season.

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Purples offer coding lessons for BGISD Elementary students

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State BETA Convention

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Beta Club News:

After rescheduling due to weather, eighteen members of the BGHS Senior Beta Club attended the Kentucky State Convention at the Galt House in Louisville, January 25-27, 2016.

The following students placed in the top 3 of their category/division. They now qualify to attend Nationals in New Orleans this Summer:

Sara Rastoder - English, (div. 2) 1st place
Jessica Klusty - Social Studies, (div 2) 3rd place
Kate Chaudoin - Recycled Art, 1st place
Annika Avula - English, (div 1) 1st place
Colin Haase - Science, (div 1) 3rd place
Rithik Reddy - Math, (div 1) 2nd place
Priyanka Sheth - Math, (div 2) 2nd place

Also placing, the club banner made by Sarah Haynes, Odici Halcomb, and Lejla Mujcic, 6th place.

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DECA Leadership Conference

Congrats to the following DECA members:


Independent Business Plan - Garrett Strickler & Logan Bowen - 1st place

Apparel & Accessories Marketing Series

Maddie Gilpin - 1st place

Cheyenne Gore - 4th place

Business Services Marketing Series

Grant Sleight - 2nd place

Human Resources Management Series

Jack Eason - 1st place

Sport & Entertainment Marketing Series

Donald Aviles - 2nd place

Andrew Ransdall - 4th place

Business Law & Ethics Team Decision Making

Halle Freeman & Chloe Key - 2nd place

Buying & Merchandising Team Decision Making

Edis Sinanovic & Andrew Spader - 1st place

Elise Hughes & McKinley Bice - 3rd place

Financial Services Team Decision Making

Stone Passmore & Gilio Aviles - 1st place

David Mason & Andrew Kelly - 2nd place

Hospitality Service Team Decision Making

Isabel Atalla & Maria Siewers - 4th place

Allison Wilkey & Savannah Freeman - 5th place

Marketing Communications Team Decision Making

Ivan Markovic & Mills Turner - 4th place

Sports & Entertainment Team Decision Making

Ryan Hughes & Jeffrey Spader - 1st place

Ben Ginter & Will Garske - 3rd place

Travel & Tourism Team Decision Making

Jackson Berryman & Dane Drobocky - 1st place

Kate Mason & Natalie Young - 3rd place

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Saylor Nominated for The Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders

Cameron Saylor, a Freshman at Bowling Green High School is a Delegate of the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Lowell, MA on June 29th - July 1st, 2016.

The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who are passionate about science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). The purpose of this event is to honor, inspire, motivate and direct the top students in the country who aspire to be scientists and technologists, to stay true to their dream and, after the event, to provide a path, plan and resources to help them reach their goal.

Cameron Saylor was nominated by the winner of the first Google Science Fair, Shree Bose - Academic Director of the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists - to represent Bowling Green High based on his academic achievement, leadership potential and passion for science and technology.

During the three-day Congress, Cameron will join students from across the country and hear Nobel Laureates and National Medal of Science Winners talk about leading scientific research; be given advice from deans of the world's top tech universities; be inspired by fellow teen science prodigies; and learn about cutting-edge advances and the future of science and technology.

"This is a crucial time in America when we need more nimble-minded and creative scientists and technologists who are even better prepared for a future that is changing exponentially,” said Richard Rossi, Executive Director, National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists. “Focused, bright and determined students like Cameron Saylor are our future and he deserves all the mentoring and guidance we can give him.”

The Academy offers free services and programs to students who have the desire to learn more about their future in science or technology. Some of the services and programs the Academy offers include online social networks through which future scientists and technologists can communicate; opportunities for students to be guided and mentored by tech and science leaders; and communications for parents and students on college acceptance and finances, skills acquisition, internships, career guidance and much more.

The Academy was founded on the belief that science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education plays a critical role in enabling the United States to remain the economic and technological leader of the global marketplace of the 21st century and that we must identify prospective talent at the earliest possible age and help these students acquire the necessary experience and skills to take them to the doorstep of vital careers. Based in Washington, DC and with an office in Boston, MA, the Academy was chartered as a nonpartisan, taxpaying institution to help address this crisis by working to identify, encourage and mentor students who wish to devote their lives to advances in society as scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians.

- See more at: http://www.b-g.k12.ky.us/News/22871#sthash.scsPeE2U.Al3QLJQM.dpuf
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9th/10th Grade Winter Formal

Saturday. Feb. 5th at Sloan Convention Center

7:00pm - 10:00pm

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in the commons during all three lunches

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Good luck to the speech team as they compete in the KHSSL Blyton Scholarship Tournament this weekend at UK.

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Yearbooks are still available to reserve for $55 online

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Upcoming Athletic Events:

Jan. 30 Girls Basketball vs Warren East 6PM at WEHS (Varsity)

Feb. 1 Boys Basketball vs South Warren 6PM at Home (FR/JV

Feb. 1 Purples Swim Senior Night 6PM at the BGHS Dome of Champions

Feb. 2 Girls/Boys Basketball vs South Warren 6/7:30PM at SWHS

Feb. 4 Girls Basketball vs Owensboro Catholic 6PM at BGHS (Fr/JV)

Feb. 5 Boys Basketball vs Glasgow 6PM at BGHS (JV/Varsity)

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