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Big Horn students win Wyoming Academic Challenge, scholarships to SC

BIG HORN — Big Horn High School took top honors in the 18th annual Wyoming Academic Challenge at Sheridan College on Jan. 25.

The team, coached by Shawn Ivie, took first place overall and top small school honors with team members Ben Warder, Andrew Schuster, Brody Bard and Natalie Greenelsh. Members of the team took home a trophy, medals and one-year full tuition scholarships from Sheridan College.

Grady Craft from Sheridan was named top individual for the competition and was also awarded a one-year full tuition scholarship from SC. The team coaches vote on the award.

About 70 high school students participated. Second-place went to East Cheyenne School No. 1 coached by Patricia Urasky, with members Shannon Marks, Cassidy Marks, Megan Miller, Emily Wood and Madi Davis.

Third-place honors went to Riverside High School coached by John Tate. Team members were Michael Lawrence, Scarlett Meier and Emily Robertson.

The state finals are held in Casper in April. The top 18 teams will qualify, 12 large schools and six small schools.


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