Athletes Earn Medals at State Powerlifting Meets
Athletes from Heritage High School and Reedy High School earned medals at the Texas High School Powerlifting Association’s girls and boys state meets. Heritage junior Nancy Yousif finished second in 5A in the girls 148-pound weight class with lift totals of 435 pounds in the squat, 195 in the bench press and 370 in the dead lift. Reedy junior Izeya Floyd tied for third in the boys super heavyweight class of Division I, which combined athletes from 5A and 6A. Floyd's lifting totals were 685 in the squat, 410 in the bench press and 620 in the dead lift.
Lebanon Trail Theatre Still in the Game for One-Act Play
Congratulations to the Lebanon Trail High School theatre program for advancing from Bi-District to Area competition in the UIL 4A One-Act Play competition with their production of “The Book of Everything.”
Students Advance to Region in Academic UIL Competitions
The District Academic UIL Spring Meet was held at Wakeland High School on Saturday. Congratulations to Liberty High School for taking home the overall first place trophy with Centennial High School placing second. Individual winners can be found here. Please wish these students luck as they compete at the regional meet April 13-14 for the chance to move on to state!
FFA Students Compete in Career Development Events
High school students from several FFA chapters placed in career development events at a contest held at Plano West High School this week. Congratulations to Liberty High School students Hannah Alnemer and Kirk Niekamp, who took first place in their respective events: milk quality and farm business management. Also finishing in the top five for FISD were Brogan Gunia of Liberty, second place, farm business management; Claire Webb of Liberty, third place, milk quality; Paige Musselman of Wakeland High School, fourth place, milk quality; and Mya Wilson of Centennial High School, fifth place, milk quality. Students compete in Area level contests next month.
Liberty Spanish Students Published in Language Magazine
Liberty High School Spanish teachers McKenzi Epps and Jose Esparza recently encouraged their students to create personalized stories to reflect their learning. The stories were submitted to Revista Literal, a free, online magazine created for and by language learners. The magazine published nine of the submissions including work by students Michael Howard, Shriya Bellur, Shreyansh Tiwari, Sarah Ajayi, Paige Connor, Kirin Parikh, Ariete Rodrigues, Julia Votano and Rachel Reever. Read their work here.