River Ridge High School senior Callie Goins achieved the top composite score of 36 on the challenging college entrance and placement test.
Photo: Barbara Jacoby
Photo: Barbara Jacoby

Bragbook for Nov. 22

Fayette County’s high school foreign language students dominated the Clemson University Poetry Declamation Contest.

Students from all five high schools secured over 40 percent of the placements at the 2019 competition, including 25 first place, 25 second place, and 18 third place awards. They also had three sweeps, earning all placements in two categories of German and one category of Spanish:

French 1A-1: Ella Spears, first place, Whitewater High. French 1A-2: Carolina Stover, second place, Whitewater High

Laila Adair, third place, Whitewater High. French 2A-1: Anahis Orozco, first place, Fayette County High. French 2A-2:

Noah Ellis, first place, Starr’s Mill High. French 2A-3: Caleb-Wes Nana, second place, Fayette County High Mollie Moody, third place, Whitewater High. French 3A-2: Pamia Sanders, third place, Whitewater High. French 4-A: Rommy Sierra, second place, Starr’s Mill High Mario Garcia Obrero, third place, Starr’s Mill High. French-Native: Marie-Paule Aguegue, second place, McIntosh High. German 1A-1: Oueyeme Egure, first place, Fayette County High. German 1-A-2: Darren Hawkins, third place, Fayette County High. German 2A-1: Elizabeth Jackson, first place, Starr’s Mill High Janae Walker, second place, Sandy Creek High William VanHuffel, third place, Starr’s Mill High. German 2A-2: Lucas Nyman, second place, Starr’s Mill High Ivan-Anthony Destin, third place, Starr’s Mill High. German 4-A: Emily Hawkins, first place, Starr’s Mill High Aracely Perez, second place, Sandy Creek High. German-Native: Katarina Thompson, first place, McIntosh High. Latin 2A-1: Audrey Boston, second place, McIntosh High. Spanish 1A-1: Kennedi Malone, first place, McIntosh High Kayla Rivers, second place, Whitewater High. Spanish 1A-2: Catherine Ling, second place, Whitewater High. Spanish 1A-3: Cassidy Scoggins, second place, Fayette County High Lorelai Self, third place, Whitewater High. Spanish 1A-4: Emerald Broughton, first place, Sandy Creek High Parker Hill, third place, Starr’s Mill High. Spanish 1A-5: Minegeun Shin, first place, McIntosh High. Spanish 1A-6: Abigail Newton, first place, McIntosh High Matthew D’Morais, second place, McIntosh High. Spanish 2A-1: Layla Williams, second place, Whitewater High. Spanish 2A-2: Arshi Noorani, first place, Fayette County High Tobie Makinde, third place, McIntosh High.

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