BHS students selected their homecoming court this week, and the royalty was announced to the student body during a pep assembly today. The 2018 Homecoming Queen is Abby Penn. Senior maids are Rylie Davis, Jade Dorman, Shelby Lynch, and Katie Morrow. Junior maids are Kirsten Garner, Morgan Gray, Hannah Labee, and Jamariah Peters. Sophomore maids are Sarah Callahan and Katie Strickland. Congratulations to all!
The safety of the fans and students is our top priority at any Benton School District event. As part of the district security plan to improve fan safety, all fans will now be subject to screening prior to entering the stadium.
These screenings include:
Prohibited Items include:
Tips for Fans
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We still have reserved chair-back seating available for Benton High Panther V and JV ~HOME FOOTBALL games. Please contact the Athletic Department at BPS for more information. 501-776-5718 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The City of Benton has posted a new blog entry with information about street work being done on city streets. View latest post at http://bentonproud.com/street-news/ for possible traffic congestion area. Construction for a drainage project at Hoover/Algood will begin July 16.
The BHS weightlifting team competed in the state championship weight meet in Alma. The weightlifting team consisted of 10 lifters taken from the BHS football strength/conditioning program. This team, coached by Brad Harris, finished as the 6A/7A state champions.
*Brock Morris won 1st place in his division and set a new state record in Power Clean and overall weight lifted in his division.
Several members of the Benton Athletic program competed and placed in their divisions at the Annual Big Press Competition.
BJH- (by weight class)
Jackson Drewry- 1st Place, Pound for Pound
Beau Wright- 1st Place
Tyler Cochran- 1st Place
Karin Hernandez- 1st Place
Kyree Watkins- 1st Place
BHS- (by weight class)
Zak Wallace- 1st Place
Brock Morris- 2nd Place
Abby Penn - 2nd Place
We are proud to announce that our 2018 National Merit Finalist from Benton High School is Jared Hastings. Jared qualified as a semifinalist after a qualifying score on the PSAT in the fall of 2016. He then advanced in February 2018 as a finalist in the competition for a National Merit Scholarship. Congratulations Jared Hastings on your academic accomplishment.