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W-P takes top honors in Division 3 at MCC Inter-High Day PDF Print E-mail
Written by Wauneta Breeze   
Thursday, 14 April 2011 16:04

Decatur County, Southern Valley and Wauneta-Palisade high schools topped a field of 25 area schools to claim top honors at McCook Community College’s Inter-High Day competition April 6 on the MCC campus.

More than 600 area students competed for more than $30,000 in scholarships.

Southern Valley claimed the Division 1 title over McCook and Cozad. Decatur County won the Division 2 title over Quinter and Dundy County-Stratton. Wauneta-Palisade won the Division 3 title over Eustis-Farnam and Hitchcock County.

Wauneta-Palisade students who participated in this year’s MCC Inter-High Day include, at front from left, Sheyla Christner, Jenae Bischoff, Colby Skelton, Ayla Rector, Jenna Jutten and Carlos Ramirez. Second row from left, Bethany Riener, Joselyn Ramirez, Shelby Hamilton, Rebecca Strand, Marcos Ramirez and Drew Harris. Third row from left, Landen Lawless, Darien Adams, Renae Gardner, Jack McGraw, Amber Rowan and Breann Maris. At back from left, Hayden Pollmann, Brett Klima, Chris Bartels, Desiree Washum and Tayler Nordhausen. (Courtesy Photo)


Of the 25 schools competing for academic honors, students from 23 schools earned scholarships.

First-place winners in each category won $500 scholarships to MCC. This year, underclassmen who won their category can carry their scholarships forward. In addition all students who placed in the top three receive a $250 scholarship good for summer classes at MCC.

Wauneta-Palisade winners and their category of competition include:

Algebra 1 – 2. Hayden Pollmann.

Algebra 2 – 3. Brett Klima.

Biology – 2. Jenna Jutten.

Fire Science – 1. Shelby Hamilton.

Graphic Design – 3. Desiree Washum.

MCC Facts – 2. Landen Lawless.

Physics – 2. Chris Bartels.