Congratulations to all of our students who placed at the SkillsUSA District 7 Competition. These contests consist of technical information tests as well as hands-on production, troubleshooting and application. Our students performed extremely well and we had 70 students qualify for the State SkillsUSA Competition to be held in Corpus Christi.
Four AMCHS students competed on February 22nd at the Austin Regional Science and Engineering Fair. Student Awards include:
Maya Girimaji - 1st place division winner in Biochemistry
Avha Mohanty - 3rd place division winner in Animal Science
Michael Sprintson - US Air Force Award, 1st place division winner in Physics and Astronomy
Each of these three students earned a chance to compete at the state science fair in March in San Antonio.Olivia Conway also competed and represented our school well.
The AMCHS FCCLA Chapter attended our Regional Conference in Galveston this past weekend. Hannah Turner earned 3rd place in Region STAR event competition and will advance to state competition in Dallas with the interior design event. Mya Jackson earned a bronze medal for the FCCLA Creed and Mission assessment test. Our FCCLA Chapter was recognized for an increase in membership as we doubled our membership numbers this year.
The AMCHS Swim team broke 5 school records in one meet, including the oldest school record on the board, going back to 1990. Senior Peter Simmons and freshman Kaitlyn Owens both brought home individual golds medals, with Peter winning the fly for the 2nd year in a row and making it a 3-peat in backstroke. Kaitlyn won the backstroke and got 2nd in the 50 free, breaking her own school record in each. Junior Andrew Zhang broke Brian Randall's 28-year-old boys 200 freestyle record, and our girls 400 free relay (Owens, Peng, Crisciteillo & Kyleigh Harrell) broke the school record while claiming silver in one of the closest and most exciting races of the meet (.08 difference between 1st and 3rd). Our boys medley (Simmons, Zhang, James Rude and Tobia Doerr-Garcia) also broke the school record and got a silver medal behind a Highland Park team that had to break the 5A state record to out-touch us by less than a second. The boys and girls finished 4th in the team standings, and Peter was named the boys 5A TISCA State Swimmer of Meet.
The boys team placed fourth at the UIL Region 3-5A wrestling tournament. Five boys and both girls qualified for the state tournament on 2-23&24.
Mason Kruljac won the 145# weight class. He is now a 3x district and 3x regional champion!
Leonard White placed second at 170#
Anthony Criscione 113# and Bryson Foust at 220# placed fourth.
Jacob Sanchez at 126# placed fifth.
Both Mikayla Hodnett at 138# and Nadia Vejar at 148# placed third.
This past weekend, the Tiger Forensics Speech & Debate Team competed at our annual national qualifying tournament in Temple, TX. In addition to bringing home 1st place sweepstakes in Congressional Debate and 2nd place overall sweepstakes, Consol will also be sending SEVEN students to NSDA Nationals this summer in Ft. Lauderdale! Of our seven qualifiers, three of these students are freshman- this is a momentous feat, as they are the first freshmen in recent history to qualify for nationals from AMCHS!
The Lady Tigers helped to host and competed in the 2018 BCS Varsity Softball Tournament Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. We competed in the Round Robin division and ended up going 4-2.
The Belles Contest Team had a fantastic competition weekend in Frisco! They won First Place overall in the HS Small Varsity Division for the second weekend in a row! The team also achieved Super Team Sweepstakes again with their high scores. The officers swept first place in all of their individual dances, Super Officer Sweepstakes for their scores, and First Place overall in their division!
The Tiger Wrestling team competed in the Region 3 District 10 wrestling tournament at Waller HS. The Tigers placed second behind Bryan HS. All fifteen of the Tiger Varsity Wrestling team placed in the top three and all advanced to the UIL 5A Regional Meet.
AMCHS Science Bowl teams competed in the Texas A&M Regional Science Bowl this past weekend. AMCHS B team finished in the top 12 teams, with AMCHS A team placing fourth.