Wallace’s speech team earned third place overall with 17 points at the Southwest Invitational at Bartley on Saturday, Feb. 29.
Students from Perkins County High School took third place in their division at McCook Community College’s annual Inter-High Day scholastic competition March 11 A total of 15 area schools competed.
The Perkins County High School Quiz Bowl team traveled to Hershey for the Hershey Quiz Bowl Tournament on Tuesday, Mar. 3. Nine teams were in attendance: NPSP, Perkins County, Sutherland, Ogallala, Paxton, Stapleton, Chase County, Arthur and Hershey. Teams were randomly assigned four rounds of competition and Perkins County went 4-0 on the day. PC first defeated Hershey 60-15, then Stapleton 35-15, Arthur 65-20, Paxton 80-5. The team, coached by Deanne Bishop, includes Jacob Woodmancy (captain), Matthew Wendell, Josh Malmkar, Ethan Terry, Keegan Sims, Jeb Kohl, Meghan Bishop, Emme Sims, Gavin Smith and Eli Busick. Perkins County then traveled to Maywood for the Maywood Invite on Tuesday, Mar. 10.
Perkins County was one of 28 schools to compete in North Platte at the Best of the West speech meet on Saturday, Mar. 7.