Riverside High earns national recognition in speech and debate

Published on Friday, October 24, 2014

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Riverside High earns national recognition in speech and debate
Riverside High School ranked 65th out of 3,000 students in The National Speech and Debate Association's Top 100 schools in the nation for the 2013-2014 academic year.

"These students and coaches have demonstrated outstanding participation and achievement in speech and debate activities, said Executive Drector J. Scott Wunn. "We are pleased to honor them for their hard work and dedication and wish them continued success in the coming season."

Recipient schools are published in "Rostrum," the national magazine of high school speech and debate.

Boys and Girls swim teams repeat as state champions

The Riverside Middle School Boys and Girls Swim Teams are state championships again. The boys had 363 points while the girls had 419 points.

RMS Cross Country Team named Team of the Meet

The Riverside Middle School Cross Country Team was named the New Balance Disney Classic CC Team of the Meet. The Girls finished 2nd in the Elite Division. The boys Varsity Team finished 2nd and the boys Junior Varsity won. Kyle Mook, Will Kennedy and Natalie Williams all took home top 3 finishes.

Warrior Band outstanding at Upper State competition

The Pride of Riverside Marching Band qualified for the state championships. It is the first time in the school's history a Riverside High School marching band advanced to the state finals.

Quintus F. Wrighten, who became the band director at Riverside this summer, designed a cinematic program around the sunken Egyptian city of Heracleion.

Spirit week coming up

Spirit Week at Riverside will be held Oct. 31-Nov. 7. Money raised will be donated to Camp Courage.

Warriors of the Month

Freshmen Warriors of the Month has been named for October: Connor Alexander, Louise Averitt, Grant Bishop, Dawson Brackett, Madeline Bynum, Will Cotterman, Cora Croxford, Lydia Ebel, Meghana Epari, Ashley Flucker, Ja'Tyius Grady, John Harris, Sebastian Hole, Alex Jones, Caleb Leaphart, Robert Mazzitelli, Vivian Medina, Madeline Reilly, Kaleb Small, Tanner Soug, Kyla Wagner, Ethan Waldo and Ryleigh Watson.

The students were nominated by their teachers for showing true Warrior Spirit in and outside the classroom. They will be honored with a special lunch and also receive a certificate.



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