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South Point tops academic competition: S.C.O.R.E.S. took place in April at Marshall University

HUNTINGTON — South Point High School was the winner in the S.C.O.R.E.S. academic competition, which took place last month.

According to principal Dean Nance, the school scored 90 points in the event, followed by Paul Blazer High in Ashland with 58 and Chesapeake High with 69.

Four students from South Point won scholarships, with Rachel Wheeler awarded  $300 from the Lewis College of Business, while Holly Ramey, Katelyn Mundy and Sara Allen all won the $5,000 SCORES Outstanding Student Award.

Medals went to South Point students in the following categories: Reflective Essay — Isabella Raines, gold, Brianna Sexton, bronze; Check This Out — Jill Aylsworth, gold, Lucy Gannon, silver, and Sarah Roach, bronze; Financial Management — Katelyn Mundy, gold; Game of Life Essay — Meagan Fetty, silver; International Financial Management — Clemens Magdeburg, silver; The World of Business — Brycen McCann, silver; Internet Scavenger Hunt — Alaina Cantrell, gold; Networking 101 — Hailey Browning, bronze; Advertising Children’s Lit. — LaDiamond Crawley, gold; Effective Teaching Strategies — Annika Bruce, gold; Broadcast News Writing — Sydney Markel, silver; Feature Writing — Holly Ramey, gold; Kai Mayenschein, bronze; Music: Brass — E.J. Daniels, silver; News Writing — Jill Aylsworth, gold; Feature Video — Grace Simpson, gold; Write a Snapchat Video — Kaitlyn Eckert, bronze; Scratch Challenge (Group) — Macayla Wilson, gold, Meagan Fetty, Olyvia Stout and Tabitha Caskey; Business Memo —  Brianna Sexton, gold, Emilee Winkler, silver; Short Screenplay — Sarah Roy, silver; Film Analysis — Kai Mayenschein, gold; Persuasive Essay — Sam Caskey, gold; Psychology — Sam Caskey, bronze; Spanish I — Allie Mannon, gold; Spanish III — EJ Daniels, gold; World History — Zach Gibson, silver; Information Technology — Alaina Cantrell, silver; Dietetics Obesity Essay — Zoe Laslo, gold, Shelby Powell, silver; Phonemic Transcription — E.J. Daniels, gold; School of Nursing Essay — Ryan Goodson, gold; Career Exploration — Katelyn Mundy, silver, Emalee Park, bronze; Pharmacy Abbreviations — Hailey Browning, gold; and School of Pharmacy Essay —  Katelyn Essay, silver.

“Be sure to congratulate these kids when you see them,” Nance said.

The competition takes place each year at Marshall, drawing more than 1,000 students who choose from dozens of contests.