Helmut Schmidt, Published April 24 2011
K-12 notebook: Moorhead High speech team tops at state tourney
Moorhead was trailed in the race for gold by Apple Valley, Eagan, and Eastview of Apple Valley, which picked up two apiece.
Among the 2011 state champse: Trevor Larson in Humorous Interpretation; Adam Wolf in Informative Speaking; Chino Farok in Serious Interpretation of Drama; and Bjorn Hunstad in Serious Interpretation of Poetry.
The Moorhead speech team is coached by Rebecca Meyer-Larson.
Making an impact
United Way of Cass-Clay, Dakota Medical Foundation, the city of Fargo and the Impact Foundation’s Spirit of Fargo Flood Fund recently gave 40 $1,000 scholarships to students in Cass and Clay counties who were among those who aided in the 2011 Flood Fight.
“Scholarships for Sandbags” recipients include:
- Brady Dukart, Central Cass High School
- Sam Stickney, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School
- Gilbert Garcia, Emily Jacobson, Travis Lein and Riley Wanzek, Fargo
North High School
- Shane Anderson, Anthony Hanson, Elizabeth Kennedy, Jade Mari, Hannah Stende and Brandy Woodrow, Fargo South High School
- Anel Drocic and Mickenze Lehman and James Lent, Fargo South Campus II
- Nolan Pederson, Hawley High School
- Kaitlyn Johnson, Kindred High School
- Alyssa Freymark, Maple Valley High School
- Zach Drechsel, Parker Jacobson, Joni Klovstad, Christian Larson and Mercedes Ness, Moorhead High School
- Jon Malaterre, Northern Cass High School
- Brian Anderson, Jordan Craig, Aaron Dunn and Ye In (Kate) Kim, Oak Grove High School
- Jordan Smith, Park Christian School
- Anthony Clapper, Red River Area Learning Center, Moorhead
- Payton Drengson, Shanley Roach, Patrick Schultz and Madeline Stark, Shanley High School
- Stephanie Sharratt, Sheyenne Ninth Grade Center, West Fargo
- Taniel Kleppen, Woodrow Wilson High School, Fargo
- Ali Abduqaadir, Jermain Greene, Hannah Kiernam, and Alan Repak, West Fargo High School.
The North Dakota Association of Technology Leaders recently announced its annual education technology awards.
- Irene Mohn of Wahpeton was named Technology Leader of the Year for large schools.
- Larry Engel of Oakes Public School was chosen Technology Leader of the Year for small schools.
- Tami Bradley from South Prairie School District was named Teacher Techie of the Year
Readers can reach Forum reporter Helmut Schmidt at (701) 241-5583