Congratulations to the Debate team which competed at Regionals on Saturday. The Policy team of Brooks Pollard and Ben Neher finished first, and Ben was recognized as the Outstanding Speaker in Policy. The team of Ellie Miller and Danielle Cave finished second in Policy. Joining them at the Super Regionals will be Allison Miller and Wyatt Smith, who both qualified in Student Congress, while Kyle Evick earned a spot as an alternate. As a team, TA finished second in the Region. Great work by everyone who competed!
Congratulations to the Turner Ashby High School Destination Imagination team, "Destination Standing Ovation" for placing 1st at the regional tournament on March 3 in Winchester. They have earned the opportunity to compete in the State DI tournament in Richmond on March 24. Team members are Reilly Breeden, Erin Batten, Logan Breeden and Jack Breeden.
FBLA was represented Saturday at the regional conference by Ammara Sheikh, Neshua Mirawdali, Karenell Johnson and Grace Mowery. Chesney Whitmore placed 1st in Introduction to Financial Math and Grace Mowery placed 1st in Introduction to Business Communication. Grace and Chesney are eligible to compete in state competition in April.
Congratulations to the following TSA members who placed in competition at the Valley Region Fair held this past Saturday at Stuarts Draft H. S.:
And special congratulations to Madelynne Ritchie who elected to the office of Valley Region President for the 2018- 2019 school year.
The forensics team had a fine showing at the VHSL Region tournament on Saturday. The Knights were led by medalists Emily Villacrusis, who placed 1st in Humorous Interpretation, Ben Neher, who took 2nd in Extemporaneous Speaking, and Ian Phillips, who was 3rd in Prose Interpretation. They advance to the Super Region tournament this weekend. Qualifying as alternates for the Super Region were: Wyatt Smith, 4th in Extemp; Barrett Gay, 5th in Original Oratory; and Savannah Fife and Neha Jamarkattel, 5th in Serious Duo. Additionally, Abby Villacrusis placed 6th in Humorous Interp. Great job by everyone on the team!
Indoor Track competed at the Region C Championships on Monday, February 12. Congratulations to Sam Quesenberry who finished 1st in the 300m! Also placing in the top 3 for the Knights were Sarah Phillips (3rd-High Jump) (2nd-Long Jump), Jeremy Christian (2nd-Long Jump) (3rd-Triple Jump), Zach Gery (2nd-Shot), and the Boys 4x200 Relay (2nd).
The TAHS Wrestling team was back on the mats Saturday competing at the Regional Championships. The Knights finished 5th as a team led by Patrick Sullivan (120 lbs), and Trey Hoover (138 lbs) who captured individual titles in their respective weight classes. Five Knights advanced to the State Tournament next weekend at Churchland High School in Portsmouth, Virginia.
The TAHS Swim and Dive team competed at the Region C Championships on Friday and Saturday. Our Boys program finished tied for 4th as a team. Several outstanding performances were turned in by members of the team. Cathryn Sweigart (100m Breast) and Justin Lough (100m Free) both captured individual titles along with our Boys 200m Free relay team. Both the Girls and Boys will be represented in Richmond next Friday for the State meet. Good luck Knights!
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