The U-High girls swim and dive team participated in the state meet this weekend. In the preliminary round, Poleena Kovalaske was 21st in the 50 free. Lilly Culp was 25th in the 200 IM and 35th in the 100 butterfly. The 400 freestyle relay team of Poleena Kovalaske, Olivia Haerr, Caroline Bazan and Lilly Culp placed 23rd and the 200 medley relay team of Poleena Kovalaske, Hadley Fudge, Lilly Culp and Olivia Haerr placed 30th. Congratulations on a great season ladies and on a great effort at state!
Congratulations to Stephanie Chow, who was selected to play guitar for the 2018 NAfME All National Honor Jazz Ensemble. Talented music students from across the country who were All State members were eligible to audition and Stephanie will join the “best of the best” to perform in a concert at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, FL November 25 – 28, 2018. Way to go Stephanie!
Last evening 16 Senior Boys participated in the annual Mr. U-High Contest co-coordinated by Student Senate and the U-Build Club. Congrats to everyone involved for raising over $6,000 to help build a home in Haiti during Spring Break 2020. Special congrats to this year’s winner, Adam Schofield!
A number of U-High student-athletes were selected for the Central State 8 all-conference teams. In volleyball, Jessica McDowell, Macy Tongate, Isabel Schaefbauer and Alayna Crabtree were first team selections. In soccer, Nathan Clay, Cayden Redd, JD Kelley, Mason Wittman, Camden Brown and Sam Moore were selected for the first team. In football, Parker Mathieson made the first team. Congratulations, Pioneers!
Congratulations to the following UHS musicians who were chosen by audition for the ILMEA District III Music Ensembles. These students will participate in the District Festival this Saturday, November 17, at Olivet Nazarene University. The festival will conclude with a 4:30 concert at ONU. Way to go, Pioneer musicians! Band: Julia Brown, Matt Culbertson, Alex Diffor, Jessica Isaac, Robbie Kearney, Nathanael Kim, Jenny Park and Caleb Shim. Chorus: Allie Beam, Rylee Camp, Joseph Dubravec, Celestino Duley, Gabriella Heptinstall, Izzie Jacobsen, Krithi Kandury, Anita Kovalaske, Ellie Landes, Faith Landes, Abby Naden, Gabriel Pfister, Erica Rosenberger, Adam Schofield and Catherine Winger. Orchestra: Jonathan Boudreaux, Katelyn DeKeersgieter, Henry Earnest, Veronica Ervin, Kaitlyn Hall, Alicia Han, James Han, Kirsten Koehler, Rene Mohammadi, Irene Park, Joseph Shim, Yvin Shin, Joseph Suh and Matthew Suh.