The Arkansas Activities Association recently announced the 2015-2016 All State baseball team. Congratulations to Drew Dyer, Colten Nix, and Chase Nix for being named to the All State team.
The Arkansas Department of Education recently announced that 194 schools qualified for funds through the Arkansas School Recognition Program. Six Benton campuses were selected to receive these funds.
The Arkansas School Recognition Program was created to provide financial awards to public schools that achieve high student performance and public schools that achieve high student academic growth, which includes high school graduation rates.
Benton schools received a total of $356,551.92 in recognition money.
|Benton High School||$105,207.46|
|Benton Middle School||$73,686.82|
|Benton Junior High||$39,531.13|
BHS teacher Donna Smith was recently named the American Chemical Society Outstanding High School Chemistry Teacher. Only teachers who have consistently produced top performers in the Chemistry Olympiad are recognized for this prestigious award. Mrs. Smith has had two students for the last two years to make the top 10 scores on the state-wide test.
Simeon Watson, Preston Stone, Ty Callahan, and Brandon Hunter received first place in the High School Pound for Pound competition.
Ben Brasuell, Dylan Murphy, Roy Blaylock, and Chandler Clift received first place honors in the High School Overall Most Weight Lifted.