Girard High School Basketball Queen candidates for 2016 are Falynn DeWitt, daughter of Willis DeWitt and of Sherry and Earnie Ferguson; Caitlin Chiartano, daughter of Randy and Marilyn Chiartano; Morgan Harris, daughter of Brett and Micah Harris and of Christi and Adam Yockey; and Zoey Guenther, daughter of Amy Perez and of Micah Guenther. The coronation will occur Friday, Jan. 29, in between the varsity girls’ and boys’ basketball games against Labette County High School. AMY GRAY/GHS
After advancing from district and state levels, Heidi Burns and Cailie Logue competed in National STAR Event competition in Washington, D.C., July 5-9. They competed in the category "Promote and Publicize FCCLA" against students from across the United States. During competition Ms. Burns and Ms. Logue gave a presentation on how they promoted the Girard FCCLA chapter throughout the year. Events highlighted included FCCLA Fall and State Leadership conferences, American Red Cross blood drives, the Scholarship Color Run, and volunteer work at Ronald McDonald House and the SEK Humane Society. These ladies received the highest honor of top gold with an overall score of 96 out of a possible 100. This was their first year competing in a STAR Event.FCCLA adviser Emily Herlocker said, "It is very rare to have so much success in your first year of competition, especially at the national level. They surpassed all my expectations. “It was a great learning experience by competing against the best students in the country. With the venue being in Washington, D.C., the ladies had the opportunity to learn about the nation’s capital and see sights they have only seen in textbooks."
Bre Daly, Brittany Kratz, Alix Beezley, Russell Frisbee, Emily Rawlings, MaCahla Leslie, Chelsie Grantham.
Not Pictured: Erin Kruse, Katie Massa, Cassidy Thomason.
Congratulations to Noe Guzman! He has been accepted by Missouri State University in Springfield, MO for the 2015 school year.
Congratulations to Jessica Spieth! She has been accepted by Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, KS for the 2015 school year.
Congratulations to Taylor Redfern! She has been accepted by Emporia State in Emporia, KS for the 2015 school year.
Girard High School is pleased to announce that Cailie Logue has be selected as the 2014-2015 Gatorade State Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year.
Congratulations to Madison Denham! She has been accepted by Emporia State in Emporia, KS for the 2015 school year.
Congratulations to Trisha Elder! She has been accepted by Fort Scott Community College in Fort Scott, KS for the 2015 school year.
Congratulations to MaCahla Leslie! MaCahla has been accepted by Kansas Wesleyan in Salina, KS for the 2015 school year.
Congratulations to Jordan Baker, who has been accepted by Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa.
Congratulations to Emily Rawlings! She has been accepted by the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Graham Dixon has been accepted by Ottawa University in Ottawa, KS for the 2015 school year. Congrats!
Katie Jahay has been accepted by Tabor College in Hillsboro, KS for the 2015 school year. Congrats!
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