On Tuesday, April 3, Mrs. Bender was named as one of the two top educators in the area by Lubbock Christian University. The award is presented annually to remarkable educators as recognition for their diligent efforts in educating the generations of tomorrow and encouragement that their hard work does not go unnoticed. Mrs Bender deserved this award and recognition for her efforts and love of kids.
Each of the distinguished educators was nominated by area school superintendents for their commitment and passion for teaching and learning. Among the criteria for nomination was student performance, knowledge of subject matter, use of instructional resources and technology, leadership in the school and the school district, professional development, and community service.
Abernathy High School competed in the District UIL meet in Post on March 22nd.
AHS placed 2nd overall, qualifying 20 students for Regional. Congrats!!!
Post -- 593 points
Abernathy -- 534 points
Floydada -- 226 points
New Deal -- 132 points
Ralls -- 45 points
Crosbyton -- 42 points
Individual results are as follows-
Accounting -Kate Johnson, 2nd
Calculator Applications- 1st Place Team
Ragan May 1st, Adrian Macias 2nd, Aaron Cortez 4th, Ashlyn Lutrick 5th
Current Issues-Monica Flores, 6th
Computer Applications- Gabby Mahan 3rd, Carter Campbell 4th, Josh Bates 5th
Editorial Writing-Kendall Simmons 4th, Ramsi May 5th
Feature Writing-Rosa Lopez 4th, Autumn Miller 6th
Headline Writing-Kalli DuBose 1st, Zach Ponciano 3rd
Informative Speaking-Monica Flores 1st, Jolina Lopez 3rd, Novelei Martinez 5th
L/D Debate-Cade Simmons 1st, Avery Myatt 2nd
Literary Criticism-Geneva Natal 4th
Mathematics-1st Place Team
Joshua Carrillo 1st, Adrian Macias 2nd, Braydn Chapa 4th
Number Sense-!st Place Team
Gilbert Montoya 1st, Adrian Macias 2nd, Grant Moore 3rd, Seth Bender 4th
Persuasive Speaking- Cade Simmons 1st, Dazni Salcedo 5th
Prose Interpretation-Jaden Hendrix 1st, Natalie Goodman 4th, Hannah Ayers 5th
Ready Writing-Kendall Simmons 2nd, Alexis Revilla 5th
Science 1st Place Team
Seth Bender 2nd overall, Ian Ponce 5th overall/1st in Biology,
Joshua Carrillo 6th overall/1st Chemistry
Addi Royal, Kaitlin Nick, & Ashtyn Kincaid defend the championship title at the 2018 marketing plan team CDE contest at Tarleton State University. They are coached by Olivia Schniers.