Multiple state competitions were held over the past week, with teams and individuals from Webster County schools competing. The following organizations traveled to their respective events.
Webster County High School’s Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) Team competed on April 19th at the state STLP competition held at Rupp Arena in Lexington.
Several entries were submitted, including cinemania, screen capturing, and technical writing.
Sydney Harkins placed first in the screen capturing video, and Autumn Piercefield placed second in technical writing.
Webster County Middle School’s Robotics Teams competed at the Robot Challenge Extreme (RCX) State Tournament held on April 19th in Lexington, Kentucky. RCX is part of the Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP).
The teams competed at the state level against 26 other middle school teams. The WCMS gold team won 3rd place. The gold team members are Brenna Hartley, Emmy Zachary, Landon Higdon, Jordan Whitledge, Hunter McCully, Carson Hayes, Coach Dwayne Buchanan, Coach Joe Campbell and our Sponsor Hillary Bumpus, coordinator for the WCMS APEX after school program.
The WCMS maroon team also competed at state, but did not place. The maroon team members are Daan Wiley, Neveah Hawkins, and Chris Tucker.
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The Webster County Area Technology Center SkillsUSA students competed at their state conference last week in Louisville.
Autumn Piercefield and Juan Valencia completed their final state conference as 2022-23 State Officers. Tyler Braden will be a State Officer for the 2023-24 school year.
The following students placed in their competitions:
-Landon Smith received 1st place in Poster Design;
-Chase Kuykendall received 1st place in Technical CAD Drafting and will move on to nationals this summer;
-Shelby Buckman received 1st place in Creed;
-Autumn Piercefield received 2nd place in Pledge;
-Kostin Phelps received 3rd place in Pledge.