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22 GCHS students score over 30 on ACT, above 95% of students in the US 22 GCHS students score over 30 on ACT, above 95% of students in the US
Twenty-two GCHS students have scored 30 or above on the ACT this year, putting them ahead of 95 percent of the students who take the exam nationally. A perfect score is 36.  More than 1.7 students took the ACT this year in the United States. Pictured are, front row; left to right; Nathan Haycraft, 11th grade, Alexis Cook, 11th, Savanna Haycraft, 11th & early graduate, Makenna Wells, 11th, Shelbi Pendergest, 12th, Mekenzie Ballard, 12th, Amber Haycraft, 12th, and Rachel Hunt, 12th. Standing, Sarah Bratcher, 11th, Sydney Rogers, 11th, Hannah Renfrow, 12th, Jonathan Loughran, 11th, Nick Reams, 12th, Noah Coles, 12th, Dawson Young, 12th, Alex Dennis, 11th, Jackson Parker, 11th, Chris Pearl, 12th, Jacob Swift, 11th, Kara Decker, 12th, Phoenix Gray, 10th, and Haley McDowell, 11th. 
GCHS Band soloists & ensembles earn Distinguished ratings at KMEA
 GCHS Band soloists and ensembles racked up Distinguished ratings at the KMEA Solo and Ensembles event on April 29th. Solosits earning the highest rating were: Front row, L to R; Devin Coon, Kenzie Kincheloe, Nick Droz, Kahlie Westphal. Middle row; Jackson Parker, Alexis Coon, Brooke Parkhill. Back row; Darrenger Huff, Jacob Swift, Princess Reed, Natasha Ramsey, Charlie Evans.
 Woodwind ensemble students earning Distinguished ratings were; Front row, L to R; Sophia McLeod, Brooke Parkhill, Natasha Ramsey, Misty Ward, Kenzie Kincheloe. Back row; L to R; Morgan Lindsey, Alexis Coon, Luke Hornback, Kris King, Kyle Milliner.
 Brass ensemble students earning Distinguished ratings were, front row, L to R; Jacob Swift, Jackson Parker, Dustin Clark. Middle row; Jonah Nolan, Darrenger Huff, AJ Napper, Misty Ward, Kaylie Westphal, Charlie Edens. Back row; Ethan Hornback, Riley Penny, Noah Yates, JD Guest, Gavin Decker.
 
Haley Stallings wins regional in 1600 meters, Laura Vincent, Ethan Pierce win pole vault Haley Stallings wins regional in 1600 meters, Laura Vincent, Ethan Pierce win pole vault
GCHS sophomore Haley Stallings won the regional 1600 meter race and Laura Vincent (second from left in picture) was the regional champion in the pole vault on Thursday at the regional meet at North Hardin High School.  Ethan Pierce also was regional champion in the pole vault and runner-up in the high jump. Graci Keown (far right) was regional runner-up in the pole vaul. Emery Crume (far left) broke a GCHS school record in the triple jump.  All will compete next Saturday at the State Track and Field Championships on the campus of UK in Lexington. 
Grace Gorby is regional champ in Tennis, doubles teams also going to state Grace Gorby is regional champ in Tennis, doubles teams also going to state
GCHS junior Grace Gorby (far right in photo) won the regional singles tennis championship this week in Owensboro. It's her third regional tennis title in the last four years.  The doubles team of Kourtnee Hayes (second from right) and Mackenzie Edwards were regional runners-up and also qualified for the state meet.for the third time in the past four years. Additionally, Lincoln Nichols and Nathan Mattingly (not pictured) will also qualify for the state in the boys doubles by placing third in the region.  The state tennis championships will be next week in Lexington. 
Jackson Parker named Governor's Scholar, four more are alternates Jackson Parker named Governor's Scholar, four more are alternates
GCHS Senior-to-be Jackson Parker has been named a Kentucky Governor's Scholar for 2017-18 and four more GCHS students were named alternates. (Pictured, front row, Jasmine Smart, Parker, and Sarah Bratcher. Back row, Jonathan Loughran and Sydney Rogers.) The Governor's Scholar program is a summer residential program for outstanding high school juniors in Kentucky. In order to participate, students must submit an application and be nominated by their high schools and then compete on a statewide basis. Selection is highly competitive and a process similar to that of prestigious college and university entrance requirements. 
GCHS DECA shines at national conference in California GCHS DECA shines at national conference in California
GCHS DECA students shined at the recent national conference in Anaheim, California, as two teams placed third nationally and 11 of 14 students finished with at least 70 percent proficiency to receive certificates of excellence. Mekenzie Ballard and McKenzie Snyder (pictured here) placed 3rd in the Creative Marketing Project. The team of Noah Cummings, Zach Lashley and Haley Risinger (pictured on the Read More link) also placed 3rd for their Community Service Project, raising nearly $12,500 for MDA.  Congratulations to all! 
2017 Senior Scholarship Recipients
GCHS Seniors in the Class of 2017 were awarded scholarships worth nearly $1.4 million over a four year period and more than $400,000 on a one-year basis Tuesday night at the high school. Below is a photo gallery of all recipients who were present to receive their awards. Congratulations Seniors!
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