Congratulations to the 2015 All-State Band Qualifiers:
Brandy Chumley was selected to receive the 2014 Coach of the Year at the state level in the sport of volleyball by the National Federation of State High School Coaches Association. According to the Association, her contributions to high school athletics makes her deserving of appreciation. Congratulations, Ms. Chumley.
The National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association of America, Inc., has named Hope Ernhart, Jax Hopkins, and Victoria Brock to the All-America Team. This is an Academic All-American Team sponsored by NISCA and Speedo. Only 2% of the more than 342,000 students involved in aquatics receive this award.
Garrett Sullivan is a 6A All- State swimmer finishing 2nd in the 100 Butterfly and 3rd in the 100 Backstroke.
Hope Ernhart is also a 6A All-State Swimmer and the Arkansas State High School Champion. She won the 50 Freestyle at the state competition and is the new state record holder in that event, breaking the previous record held since 1999.
Congratulations on a great job!!
The BHS Cheerleaders are the 6A State Cheerleading Champions. They competed and won the title in December and went on to compete in the national competition in Orlando, Florida, where they placed 5th in the nation. Congratulations on a job well done!
The Audio Video Tech students at Benton High School create short video productions around the district. They produced a special video to thank the Benton school board members. The A/V Tech and Film program continues to grow under Carrie Bengston's leadership, and we would like to encourage their continued creativity. Thank you, Ms. Bengston and the A/V Tech students!
Gavin Garcia represented the district at the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Conference that was held in Hot Springs. Gavin serves as a mentor to the district's younger students with visual impairments and assists the visual impairment specialist and teachers with developing plans for the use of technology for students with visual impairments. He also helps lead the way for the use of technology for our district and others in the Little Rock and Dawson Co-op area.