Sparkman High School
Journalism Program Earns Major Awards
The newspaper also competed at the regional level where they won an All-Southern ranking and the Best in the State of Alabama title. They earned four individual awards at the regional level in Best of Show front page design, sports photography and honorable mentions in entertainment design and opinion design. They also took TOP Writing honors for onsite competition.
Senior Beryl Kessio was named the Alabama High School Journalist of the Year. She also made history when she won the other ASPA Senior Awards: Rick Bragg Feature Writer, Bailey Thompson Editorial Writer, and the JB Stevenson Scholarship for Journalism Excellence. She will compete in the national journalist of the year competition.
Scholars' Bowl Headed to State Competition
The team competed at the NW Regionals in Cullman and defeated Russellville, Arab, Athens, and Brooks High Schools. They will advance to the state competition on April 10 in Birmingham. Varsity members are: Chris Little, Jacob Bowling, Grace Dickerson, Ian Thompson, Arya Pokhrel, Kelly Goode, and Beryl Kessio.
Senior Selected for All Star Game
JROTC Drill Team Get Wins
Drill Team had a competition sponsored by The Sergeant Majors Association at JO Johnson this past weekend and placed in two areas.
1st place in Armed Regulation commanded by Joshua Wilson
3rd place in Unarmed Regulation commanded by Pray Stotts
Percussion, Color Guard Take First Place
Sparkman Named in Top 3
Seniors Make Finalist List
National Honor Society Raises Funds
Team Bella, named for teacher Corey Winters' daughter, participates in various activities to raise funds for Mended Little Hearts, a non-profit that provides support for families going through heart related issues.
Sparkman Service Organization Participates in Selma Historic March
The group also took part in the march.