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28 FHHS Student-Athletes Sign On National Signing Day
Rachel Fick - Basketball - Columbia College - NAIA
Dani Berry - Basketball - Eastern Illinois University - NCAA DI
Amanda Thibodeaux - Volleyball - Missouri Baptist University - NAIA
Courtney Radle - Volleyball - Murray State - NCAA DI
Taylor Schellert - Volleyball - Northern State University - NCAA DII
Jessica Hedrick - Volleyball - Augusta University - NCAA DII
Sarah Schark - Volleyball - Flagler College - NCAA DII
Chase Beiter - Baseball - Maplewoods Community College - JUCO
Luke Kahle - Baseball - Neosho CC - JUCO
Jacob Kostyshock - Baseball - University of Arkansas - NCAA DI
Justin Perkins - Baseball - Murray State - NCAA DI
Ryan Perkins - Baseball - Murray State - NCAA DI
Braydon Cook - Baseball - Murray State - NCAA DI
Brady Wildschuetz - Baseball - Missouri S&T - NCAA DII
Trevor Rhoades - Baseball - Westminster College - NCAA DIII
Patrick Sparkman - Football - Rochester Community College - JUCO
Dirion Hutchins - Football - Bowling Green State University - NCAA DI
Matt McClellan - Football - Murray State - NCAA DI
Aric Heismeyer - Football - Washburn University - NCAA DII
Austin Unterreiner - Football - Emporia State - NCAA DII
Jake Taylor - Soccer - Truman State - NCAA DII
Brianna Thiemann - Soccer - Missouri S&T - NCAA DII
Kathryne Stiles - Soccer - Millikin University - NCAA DIII
Jill Norton - Softball - McKendree University - NCAA DII
Darby Joerling - Softball - Missouri State University - NCAA DI
Courtney Kinion - Softball - Drury University - NCAA DII
Lexi Farran - Softball - Concordia - Chicago - NCAA DIII
Kristen Landon - Softball - Concordia - Chicago - NCAA DIII
Follow us on May 6th as FHHS will recognize those that make a decision to participate in their MSHSAA sponsored activity or sport at the college level with another reception.
View the live coverage of National Signing Day by Channel 5 by clicking the link above.
Click the link above to view official National Signing Day photos.
Click the link above for photos from the High School Sports Caravan on National Signing Day.
To read the article on FHHS's Dirion Hutchins and other Howell student-athletes from National Signing Day click the link above.
To view photos from STL Today's coverage of National Signing Day at FHHS please click the link above.
56 FHHS DECA Members Qualify For State
Students of the Francis Howell High School Chapter of Missouri DECA: An Association of Marketing Students joined over 720 high school marketing students at the annual District career development conference held February 3, 2016 at the St. Louis Outlet Mall. 56 FHHS students received recognition of individual ability and achievement at the District Competition. This is the highest number of students that FHHS has had qualify for State in school history. Below are the students that have qualified:
Alyssa Anderson - Apparel and Accessories Marketing Series
Angel Kloepfer - Apparel and Accessories Marketing Series
Konnor Kozemski & Meredith Spencer - Advertising Campaign Event
Connor Barth - Business Finance
Connor Meriweather & Matthew Pulicine - Business Law & Ethics Team Decision
Supreet Bhangu, Kayla Micallef & Noel Fazio - Buying & Merchandising Operation Research
Halle Hunter, Karlie Kinsey & Avery Roberts - Business Services Operation Research
Kristen Landon - Business Services Marketing
John Coveney & Carson Lohmann - Buying & Merchandising Team Decision
Kendall Kellerman & Avery Roberts - Buying & Merchandising Team Decision
Brandon Harrison & Brian Hillis - Buying & Merchandising Team Decision
Lydia Frederick & Jessica Orf - Independent Business Plan
Lauren Jacquin & Olivia Prager - Independent Business Plan
Shaneerah Schwartz - Start-up Business Plan
Olivia Davis & Claire Nichols - Fashion Merchandising Promotion Plan
Anais Duboef - Food Marketing
Shelby Odle - Hotel and Lodging Management
Jacob Resnik - Hotel and Lodging Management
Connor Tasche - Hotel and Lodging Management
Sara Bostic - Hotel and Lodging Management
Zachary Reader & Ryan Zile - Hospitality Service Team Decision Making
Holly Anderson & Elaina Blondin - Hospitality Service Team Decision Making
Kendall Kellerman, Alyssa Kohrs & Shelby Odle - Hospitality Service Team Decision Making
Alyssa Juris - Hospitality & Tourism Professional Selling
Abby Schmidt - Marketing Management
Olivia Biele & Lillian Socha - Marketing Communication Team Decision
Kyle Grantham - Principle of Finance
Madalyn Lamoreaux - Restaurant and Foods Service Management
Jessica Orf - Retail Merchandising Series
Olivia Prager - Retail Merchandising Series
Kristen Farrah - Sports and Entertainment Marketing
Payton McDonnal - Sports and Entertainment
Alizah Edelstein, Taylor Leesmann & Kiana Watkins - Sports & Entertainment Promotion Plan
Brett Elefritz & Alexis Farran - Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team Decision Making
Jessica Krieger & Emma Witter - Travel & Tourism Marketing Team Decision Making
Jamie Sacco & Julie Sacco - Travel & Tourism Marketing Team Decision Making
These students will advance to state level competition at the State DECA Career Development Conference that will be held March 13-15 at the Lodge of the Four Seasons, Ozarks.
DECA competitive events are designed to contribute to the development of competencies needed for careers in marketing, management and merchandising, to motivate students to assume responsibility for self-improvement and self-discipline, to assist students in acquiring a realistic self-concept through individual and group activities and to provide visibility for the educational goals and objectives of marketing education.
DECA is the only international organization specifically designed to reinforce the occupational competencies of high school students who wish to pursue a career in marketing, merchandising or management. Over 180,000 students from the United States, Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are involved in this organization.
FBLA Has 26 Qualify For State
Congratulations to Francis Howell High School FBLA. Last week they competed at Chesterfield Mall and had 26 students qualify for the state competition. Congratulations to the following FBLA students for being state qualifieres!
FHHS FBLA State Qualifiers
FHHS Yearbook Receives CSPA Recognition
Congratulations to the FHHS Yearbook Staff and Ms. Dunaway. The FHHS Yearbook took second place in "Cover Design" for Emily Aiken. The "Endsheet Design" received Honorable Mention with Maddie Villeneuve and Lexi Farran. Congratulations to the yearbook staff on a great accomplishment.
You can view the awards recipients by clicking this link - http://cspa.columbia.edu/recepient-lists/2016-awards-student-work-gold-circle-awards-scholastic-recipients
Click link above for a feature story on FHHS's Jess Jostes.
Spring Meet The Coaches Scheduled For February 17th
On Wednesday, February 17th the spring "Meet the Coaches" night will be held in the FHHS Commons. All spring student-athletes and parents are required to attend this meeting. Student-athletes should turn in all eligibility paperwork during this time. All completed paperwork must be turned in by February 26th at noon to ensure participation when spring sports begin. You can find all eligibility paperwork by clicking this link -http://fhvikings.com/main/otherad/contentID/36361545 . All freshman, juniors, and new students to FHSD in baseball, volleyball, girls lacrosse, and girls soccer must have an updated Impact test completed to participate. Impact testing dates can be found below as well as the schedule for the Meet the Coaches night:
Upcoming Impact Testing Dates:
Impact Test Dates: In Library (learning commons) Lab 109
Jan. 27th at Early Release 1:35pm in the library
Feb 3rd at Early Release 1:35pm in the library
Feb 17th from 4:30-5:30 (last test starts at 5) in the library
Meet The Coaches - February 17th
5:00-6:00 pm - Eligibility Paperwork Turn In
6:00-6:20 pm - Presentation By Activities Director Sean Erwin (Only those that did not attend the fall or winter Meet the Coaches need to attend this portion)
6:20-6:45 pm - Team Breakout Sessions (All spring student-athletes must attend)
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