As Mount St. Mary students approach the final months of the school year, a number of our students, teams and organizations will be moving on to state and national competitions. We congratulate all of our student groups for their hard work and dedication this semester!
Annie Quo and Sterling Snape qualified to compete in the National Chemistry Olympiad on April 21. They were among the top ten students in the state who participated in the Arkansas Chemistry Olympiad.
Mount St. Mary Academy seniors in Ms. Madey’s Creative Writing class won four of the six awards in the 2018 Poets’ Roundtable of Arkansas Sybil Nash Abrams Memorial Student Contest.
2nd Place Raehana Anwar “i am six”
3rd Place Stephanie Verdaris “Texas and Arkansas”
1st Honorable Mention Hannah Brockette “Lake Days”
2nd Honorable Mention Grace Cassie “Love Letter”
The JROTC Fitness Team placed first at the Arkansas State High School Championships 2018.
On March 1, the Concert Belles received another distinguished rating at the regional Choral Performance Assessment. They scored all I’s and were awarded a Division I plaque. This rating qualifies the choral ensemble for the Arkansas Choral Directors Association State Festival at the end of April.
The Harmony Belles received an overall Division II rating and a Division I in sight-reading at the regional assessment.
Mary Chandler Lindsey
Anna Kate Manchester
The Forensic (Performance Speech and Theatre) Team had an amazing season, participating in five tournaments and placing in speech and theatre events such as storytelling, poetry, prose and duet improv. The team earned their first OVERALL SWEEPSTAKES awards, receiving first place overall at the Searcy tournament and second overall at the ASU Jonesboro tournament. They will be competing at the Forensics Arkansas State Championship held April 6-7 in Springdale, Arkansas.
The following students qualified to compete in the state tournament:
Sarah Cate Lay