Choir students qualified for auditions through their region placements in October.  Auditions were held on Friday, February 1, in Conway.  Students competed in their respective voice parts; and the following BHS students were selected to the Arkansas All State choirs: Veronica West, Sydnee Ehorn, Alex Horn, Katharine Crowe, Branden Byrd, Peter Boss, Jesse Kneisler, Donovan Battie, and Jon Sadler, alternate. The choir is directed by Angela White.


The BHS Girls Swim Team won the 6A South Conference Championship.  They won the conference meet with 432 points, and the second place finisher scoring 198.
Congratulations to:

Lydia Huthmaker      McKenna Bailey
Jana Jacobs              Sara Duvall
Claire Avery              Kinsey Garafalo
Janie Lee                  Melina West
Grace Bowling           Samantha West
Annabel Minor           
Marion Norton            Coach Jon George
Kristen Avery             Coach Curtis LaGrone

The BHS Boys bowling team won the 5A West Conference Championship and the 5A State Championship.  They won Conference by 390 pins and State by 60 pins.  This is a great accomplishment considering Benton does not have a bowling center.  Congratulations to:

Alex Roberts          Mathew Lincoln
Parker Stone          Mason Hart
Raider Gipson         Seth Morgan
Carter Robinson      Tyler Staggs
Scotty Garner         Parker Wilson
Kelsey Wright         Cameron Terrell
Coach Brandy Chumley

BHS teacher, Darcy Stoll, has received the FIRST IN ARKANSAS: Lead Professional Educator licensure designation. The Career professional license is awarded to teacher applicants who not only have three years of experience, but also can show that they are effective, as defined by Arkansas' plan for complying with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, and have a strong commitment to the teaching profession. Well done, Ms. Stoll!

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