SHS Newsbreak

May 8, 2015

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Students & Athletes of the Month

Congratulations to the following students who impressed in the month of April:


Athletes of the Month: Ashley Duvall and Cameron Schmidt

Students of the Month: Freshman Kayla Ray, Sophomore Emilee Davidson, Junior Jordan Shuler, Senior Logan Amburgey


Honorable Mention was awarded to the following students who were recognized by the staff for their work ethic, citizenship or academic success:


Freshmen: Lauren Miles, Emily Cook, Lauren Royse, Brentin Gross, Jasmine McCorkle, Robert Smith, Caleb Walker

Sophomores: Crystal Hudgens, Kendra Paul, Kelsey Barrett, Chris Hayes, Makalynn Brown, Brandon Visetchaisri

Juniors: Abby Lakins, Vince Miller, Skyla Montgomery, Caitlyn Carey, Lindsay Boswell, Adrianna Caudill, Jonas Braeutigam, Kyle Newton, Kelsie Eldridge, Madeline Parker

Seniors: Tyler White, Bryce Rodgers, Bailey Foley, Cody Skaggs, Ryan Heil, Chad Burow, Brandon Boswell

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SHS is tops again!

The SHS Academic Team was honored as a Top Ten overall scorer in the state for the second straight year. Congratulations to all of our teams and best of luck to the Social Studies team that heads to Purdue to compete for the state title on Saturday. They are hoping to repeat their state-winning performance of last year.

FFA Banquet Highlights

This past Friday night the Scottsburg FFA chapter held their annual chapter banquet in the SHS commons. They had a fantastic turnout of 125 people. The night began with a meal prepared by advisors Mr. Ken McMichael and Mrs. Vangosen, along with many volunteers and students who made side dishes and desserts. Following the meal, the awards ceremony began. Awards were given out to a number of different Ag students and FFA members. A representative of the state officer team, Derek Berkshire, even visited as a guest speaker. Awards and recognition were given for events the chapter has participated in throughout the year such as, district contest, University of Kentucky field day, and area livestock and horse judging. Many individual awards were also given for particular traits exhibited by FFA members and Ag students throughout the year. New members were sworn into office. To end the night, senior Bailey West retired her jacket, and both advisors gave their comments on a very successful year.

Article by Tess Richey

President - Emily Pfaffenbach

Vice Presidents - Sara Edwards and Jake Murphy

Secretary - Kailey Barrett

Treasurer - Travis Sparkman

Reporter - Tessa Richey

Sentinel - Kevin Hardin

Historian - Brittany Masterson

Chaplain - Jake Murphy

Parliamentarian - Corey Lagle

French Club Gets Cultured!

Our trip to see Beauty and the Beast at Butler University in Indianapolis was absolutely amazing. We left the school around 3:30 after school and went to Steak and Shake to eat. We sat together, and I think it was a great bonding experience for us all. When we got to the theatre, everyone couldn't wait for the show to begin. We all had been waiting for a few weeks for the show, so when the lights started to dim and we finally heard Belle's voice, it was like all the anticipation was over. We were actually watching Beauty and the Beast! The show lasted for a few hours; though to us, it felt like it didn't last nearly long enough. The performers did a great job throughout the entire musical. One of my favorite parts was when they sang "Be Our Guest." You could tell they put so much effort and careful planning into all of it to make it a great performance. When the Beast turned into a human again, there were flashing lights and nice effects so that it felt like you were actually there with him when he transformed. After the play, I think it's safe to say all of us thought it was worth the money and the wait. It exceeded my expectations, and if I were given the chance, I'd go back in a heartbeat! Seeing a French story played out this way as a Broadway musical was a great experience. Bravo!

Article by Paige Crites

Prosser Wall of Fame

Two more SHS students were selected to the Prosser Career Education Center's Wall of Fame for this round. Whitney Boldery was honored for the EMT program, one of 19 enrolled in that program. Dillon Prather was chosen from the 18 students enrolled in the Auto Collision program. Dillon said, "I'm happy to have gotten the award. I worked hard." Great job, students, we are very proud of you!

Sunshine and Hi-Y Celebrate the Year

The Ideal Lady and Grand Gent Tea was held Sunday, May 3rd. Sunshine girls and Hi-Y boys honored ladies and gents that have been a special part of their lives. The 2015-2016 officers were also inducted during this event. Congratulations to our new officers and best wishes to our graduates.
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SHS golf player signs full-tuition scholarship with D2 college

Scottsburg High School senior Christian Burch signed a full-tuition athletic scholarship to play golf at Alderson Broaddus University, a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II school. The scholarship is worth $94,000. In his sophomore and junior years, Burch made it to regional competition with the SHS golf team. This year, he has set his sights on qualifying for state. At Alderson Broaddus University, Burch plans to major in sports management. The private, four-year university is located in Philippi, W.Va.