RCS 2019 Academic Challenge Competition Banquet
April 4, 2019
Academic Challenge Competition (ACC) teams from Morehead High, McMichael High, Reidsville High, Rockingham County High and Rockingham County Early College High were honored at a banquet on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at Morehead High School.
RCS ACC Teams:
|McMichael High||Morehead High|
|Reidsville High||Rockingham County High|
|Rockingham Early College High|
Congratulations Subject Area Winners:
Math: McMichael High
English: Morehead High
Social Studies: Rockingham County High
Science: Morehead College
All-Round: McMichael High
Each team and/or coach selected two team members who have made major contributions to the team. These eight students comprise the “All ACC” team. Those chosen for this honor were:
Morehead: Elijah Allen and Simon Ellington
McMichael: Will Etringer and Zack Knight
Early College: Erin Collins and Torri Yeatts
Reidsville: Ramon Almeida and Helen Thorn
Rockingham: Heath Carter and Shelby Peeden
Dr. Rodney Shotwell, RCS Superintendent, presented the trophy to the overall 2018-2019 RCS ACC Champions, McMichael High.
McMichael High School - Overall Team Champions
In addition to sponsoring the banquet, Sam Coates and Tri-City Automotive also gave five scholarships to ACC team members. All team seniors are eligible to apply. One student from each high school receives a scholarship with the student from the winning school receiving $1,000 and the other four receiving $500 each. Ms. Bobbie Wilson from Tri-City presented the scholarship awards.
(Pictured Left to Right)
Helen Thorn - Reidsville High
Etienne Lambert - McMichael High
Jorge Sanchez - Rockingham Early College High
Ms. Bobbie Wilson - Tri-City Automotive Group
Blair Tuggle - Morehead High
Heath Carter - Rockingham County High
ACC is an extra-curricular activity that provides an arena for the application of knowledge. Its aim is to promote academic excellence and integrity through friendly competition and mutual respect.
Thank you to TRI-CITY Automotive for their continued support and sponsorship!
All photos (over 30) are posted on the RCS Facebook page available for download at www.facebook.com/RockinghamCountySchools .