WVSSAC Baseball and Softball
CommunityImprovement™: Sue Morris Sports Complex in Glenville
Gilmer County Schools May/Summer 2016 Newsletter: Gilmer County High School
GCHS “A Sky Full of Stars” Prom was held on May 07 at the Morris Criminal Justice Center.
Selected by their peers, Junior Princess Tiffany Copeland, Junior Prince Lukas Sirbaugh, Queen Kassie Hickman, and King Ethan Burkhammer reigned as Prom Royalty for the evening.
A special thank you to the junior class head sponsor Tabby Beall, and sponsors Joe Brannon, Willard Wright and Brianna Blankenship for overseeing the event.
Mrs. Karen McClain, Grade 7 social studies teacher, explains how Market Day works in her classroom.
Gene Coulson, Ed.D. Executive Director, EntreEd, Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education, met with school, community, and business leaders to discuss entrepreneurship at Gilmer County High School.
“Earth’s Quilt: Common Threads, A Journey Across the Curriculum”
The WV Dance Company performed “Earth’s Quilt: Common Threads, A Journey Across the Curriculum” to GCHS students on April 20.
The performance was funded through the Arts Exposure Grant and through Extended Curriculum at GCHS .
2016 GCHS baseball team
The 2016 GCHS baseball team is having very productive post-season play.
The baseball team won the sectional title by defeating Wirt County, and defeated Williamstown in the semi-final round of regional play.
The baseball team traveled to Wahama to play in the finals of regional action on Wednesday, May 25 at 6 p.m.
2016 GCHS softball team
The 2016 GCHS softball team completed the season 11-15 with a sectional title.
Seniors accepted the sectional plaque on behalf of the team, (l to r): Ayla Young, Emilie Jedamski, and Hannah Moore.
Moore has elected to play softball at the collegiate level next year at Glenville State College.
GCHS STATE TRACK MEET
4 x 200 Relay
8th Gilmer County HS 1:56.41 1
1) Huff, MacKenzee
2) Shuff, Kylie
3) Petty, Analysse
4) Wildman, Halee
4 x 400 Relay
9th Gilmer County HS
1) White, Ashlee
2) Shuff, Kylie
3) Petty, Analysse
4) Chapman, Lindsay
7th Petty, Analysse 4ft. 10 in.
4th Wright, Sada 32ft. 3 in.
3rd Wright, Sada 111 ft. 7in
800 Meter Run
5th White, Caleb 2:04.24
4 x 100 Meter Relay
13th Gilmer County HS 48.25
1) Haley, Gunar
2) Steele, Chase
3) Watkins, Kevin
4) Pritt, Jared
4 x 200 Meter Relay
7th Gilmer County HS 1:37.73
1) Pritt, Jared
2) White, Caleb
3) Haley, Gunar
4) Watkins, Kevin
4 x 400 Meter Relay
10th Gilmer County HS 3:48.00 1
1) Pritt, Jared 11
2) White, Caleb 11
3) Steele, Chase 9
4) Skinner, Caleb 10
1st Stout, Nathan 59 ft. 8.25 in.
(State Meet Record—Pictured Left)
1st Stout, Nathan 167-00
(State Meet Record Pictured Left)
High Point -
5th Nathan Stout—20 points
GCHS Student Recognition
The recipients of the Damon West Award for Excellence in Athletics are seniors Mackenzee Huff and Nathan Stout.
Mackenzee is a three year letterman in volleyball, four year letterman in basketball, four-year letterman in track and one year in cross country.
She was 2nd team all LKC in basketball, the recipient of the LKC Scholar Athlete award and has qualified for the State Track meet three years.
Mackenzee received the Army Scholar Athlete Award at the Senior Assembly.
She is the daughter of Mrs. Marsha Tompkins and Mr. Phil Huff.
Nathan is a four year time All LKC performance in track, three time All State in track, as well as being named two-time All-American.
He is a three-time state champion in the shot put and set the State Record; he holds the state championship in discuss and set a new state record of throwing 167 feet on May 20, 2016.
Nathan is the son of Mrs. Connie O’Dell and Mr. James Stout.
Youth Ambassador Leadership Summit
Harvard University - June 2016
Representing GCHS at Governor’s Honors Academy: Janeeva Jenkins
Girls State representatives from GCHS:
Representing GCHS at Boys State:
GCHS BAND CONCERT
GCHS music department held the Spring Music Concert on May 12, 2016.
The choir performed several songs.
The GCHS Brass Quintet Plus One was introduced; they play two pieces written specifically for brass ensembles.
The concert band performed several numbers, including the program for WVSSAC ratings where the band received a grade of 2.
Ms. Blankenship explained that the STEM to STEAM grant provided funds for a new tuba, a gong and cymbal.
... To Be Continued ...
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