Congratulations to the Class of 2017! Graduation was held on Sunday in Braden Auditorium for our seniors and their families. These students were offered over $12,000,000 in scholarships to continue their education at colleges and universities around the country. The hard work and accomplishments of these graduates are evidence of the academic excellence here at U-High.
The U-High baseball team defeated IVC 13-3 in six innings on Monday at Duffy Bass Field in Normal. Chris Cuppini earned the win as pitcher. The team improved to 24-8, 10-2, earning them a share of this year’s Corn Belt Conference Title. Congratulations Pioneers!
The boys tennis team completed play in the class 1A Washington tennis sectional. U-High was the sectional team champion, scoring 32 points. Individually, sophomore Dorath Chamarthi won the sectional singles title, defeating UHigh sophomore teammate Thomas Moh in the final match. Junior Josh Friesen and sophomore Carter Burk were sectional doubles champions. Dorath Chamarthi, Thomas Moh, Josh Friesen, and Carter Burk qualified for the state tournament, which begins Thursday.
Congratulations to the girls soccer team on the 6-0 victory over Champaign St. Thomas More in the sectional championship game at IWU’s Neis Field. Sarah LaFayette led in scoring with four goals individually. The team now moves on to the super-sectional against Joliet Catholic on Tuesday in LaSalle. Good luck ladies!
U-High is proud to congratulate Lauren Seaver and Katie Reeves of the U-High track and field team. Lauren finished in 3rd place and Katie finished in 4th place in the pole vault event at this year’s state meet in Charleston. Way to go ladies!
The U-High girls softball team defeated Normal West 5-1 this past weekend. Maddie Roop earned the win as pitcher. The team’s record is now 17-17. Congratulations Pioneers!
On Wednesday morning, the University High School community recognized a number of our students for scholarships, awards and significant accomplishments at the 2017 Awards Assembly held in Stroud Auditorium. These students were honored for their hard work, focus and dedication to excellence and academic achievement. We extend our sincere congratulations to our students and their families on these honors. We also appreciate our presenters who took the time to make the ceremony a meaningful experience. Please click here for the program that includes all award winners.
The U-High boys track and field team participated in the Class 2A Macomb Sectional on Thursday. U-High finished with 69 points bringing home a third place finish. Myles Aldridge led the Pioneers, winning both the long jump and triple jump events. Jack Franklin won the 3200 and Jared Schuckman won the 1600. The 4X800 relay team also qualified for the state meet. They will all be heading to the state meet next week at Charleston. Congratulations Pioneers!