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I Can We Will FFA Logo GCHS FFA Chapter will celebrate National FFA Week Feb. 14-24
The GCHS FFA chapter will celebrate National FFA Week February 17-24. The national FFA week embraces more than 90 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization's future.  Nationwide, more than 653 members will participate in the week at local, state, and ntaional levels. The GCHS chapter will celebrate the week in a number of ways.  For more information on the week, click here.
Meredith Pawley signs with Asbury University Meredith Pawley will play Volleyball at Asbury University
GCHS Senior Meredith Pawley will be playing Volleyball next year at Asbury University in Wilmore, KY.  With her at her signing were, Asbury Coach Keith Stowe. her dad, David, mother, Holly and brother, Cameron.
Grace Gorby signs to play tennis at Georgetown Grace Gorby to play tennis at Georgetown University
GCHS senior Grace Gorby will take her talents on the tennis courts to Georgetown University next year. With her at her signing were, seated, Georgetown Tennis Coach Jessica Cunningham. Standing; Grace's sister Kylee, her dad, Jim and mom Shannon, her brother Dawson and GCHS Tennis Coach Sherry Vincent. Grace is a three-time regional singles champion and is ranked as one of the best players in Kentucky entering her senior year.
Business Students tour UPS GCHS Business students visit UPS Worldport in Louisville
Students in Mr. Tony Embry's and Mr. Roger Williams' Business Management classes visited the UPS Worldport facility in Louisville this week. The facility is the largest of its kind in the world, handling more than 1.7 million packages daily. The students were treated with a tour of a package sorting facility, learned from top management about the career opportunities at UPS as well as the educational partnership between UPS and area colleges and the University of Louisville. By meeting certain criteria, students can get their entire college costs paid for by UPS while working part-time at the facility.
GCHS Academic Team District Winner GCHS Academic Team wins District competition
The GCHS Academic Team turned in an excellent performance this past weekend by beating McLean, Edmonson and Ohio Counties at the KAAC Governor's Cup competition. The Quick Recall Team and the entire team placed first overall. The Future Problem Solving team placed first, with members Amanda Fulp and Sarah Kiper. They are coached by Ellen Thomas.  In English composition, Taeja Parsons placed 3rd and Holly Lykins placed 4th. Both will advance to regionals. In Mathematics, Johnny Loughran placed 4th. In Science, Ceccelly Gibson placed 4th.  In Social Studies, Hunter Meredith placed 1st and Nathan Shelton 2nd. In Language Arts, Alex Dennis placed 1st and Nathan Shelton 3rd.  In Arts and Humanities, Alex Dennis placed 1st, Hunter Meredith 3rd, and Cesselly Gibson 5th.  The GCHS Academic Team is coached by head coach Sharon Sloan and assistant coaches Erina Duvall, Priscilla Gordeuk and Bill Newsome.  Congratulations to all and good luck in the regionals in February. Pictured above is the Quick Recall team.  Back Row; Mr. Bill Newsome, Dustin Hayden, Hunter Meredith, Nathan Shelton, Alex Dennis, Johnny Loughran, Mrs. Erina Duvall and Mrs. Sharon Sloan. Front row; Dakota Boaz, Holly Lykins, Sarah Kiper, Amanda Fulp, Cesselly Gibson and Ms. Priscilla Gordeuk
GCHS Music students participate in UL, WKU Honor Bands
 Sixteen GCHS Band students participated in honor bands last weekend at two major universities.  Twelve attended the WKU Honor Band and four attended the UL Honor Band.  Students were nominated by their directors based on previous awards and honors and then selected by the university directors. Pictured at left, the UL Honor Band students were, front row; Princess Reed and Kaylie Westphal. Back row: Darrenger Huff and Jonah Nolan.  At right, the WKU Honor Band students were, front; Misty Ward. Second row; Rylie Hayes, Shaina Portman, Alexis Harmon, Mason Parker, Klayton Felty.  Back; Noah Gawarecki, Alexis Coon, Devin Coon, Jacob Swift, Luke Hornback and Jackson Parker.

Photo of Emily, Mallory Akins signing with Campbellsville Emily, Mallory Akins to play softball at Campbellsville
GCHS Seniors Emily (left) and Mallory (right) Akins will be playing softball next year for Campbellsville University. Attending their signing were, Campbellsville Coach Bryce White, David Webster, Shannon Webster, GCHS Coach Eddie Anderson, Joe Akins and former GCHS Coach Jenna Cantway.
Jarrett Crawford signs with Campbellsville Jarrett Crawford to run at Campbellsville next year
GCHS Senior Jarrett Crawford will take his cross country and track talents to Campbellsville University next year.  Attending his signing were, Campbellsville Coach Dylan Ford, GCHS Track Coach Matt Hayes, Campbellsville Coach Hillary Lakes, Theresa Crawford, Bret Crawford, Coach Mary Embry, Darren Crawford, Coach Wendee Embry and GCHS Cross Coungry Coach Anthony Miller.
ACT 30+ Scorers 13 GCHS students score 30 or above on the ACT exam
Thirteen GCHS students have scored 30 or above on the ACT test. The ACT is the nation’s most popular college entrance exam and is accepted and valued by all universities. A score of 30 or above puts these students in the upper 5 percent of all US high school students taking the exam. More than 2 million students took the exam last year. The average composite score was 20.8. A perfect score is 36. Pictured here are; front row, left to right: Alexis Coon, Katie Poindexter, Sarah Bratcher, Jackson Parker, Makenna Wells, Jacob Swift. Back row: Jonathan Nelson, Sydney Rogers, Nathan Haycraft, Alex Dennis, Haley McDowell, Jonathan Loughran, Bailey Stevenson.
Customized GCHS Polo Shirt Get your official Grayson County Cougar gear now from Jostens school store
GCHS and Jostens have teamed up to provide Cougar supporters with all the logoed Cougar gear you’ll ever need for men, women and the kids. You’ll find caps, t-shirts, hoodies, sweats, pants, polos and much more in all sizes. Better yet, it doesn’t matter if you buy one item or 20, you can personalize anything with a variety of designs and colors. And, the best news, for each item purchased, GCHS will receive a portion of the proceeds to be used to reward students for achievements in academics, clubs, athletics, attitude and enthusiasm. It’s a great way to show your Cougar Pride and help our achieving Cougar students at the same time! Visit the Josten's School Store today!
New GCHS teachers GCHS welcomes 12 new teachers for 2017-18
Grayson County High School welcomes 12 new teachers to the faculty this year. Pictured above are, front row; left to right: Kayla Honaker (English), Amelia Cook (FMD) ; middle row: Brittany Gary (Marketing/Business), Amber Hogan (Math), Elizabeth Priddy (Math), Megan Hamlington (Science), Tia Johnston (English) ; back row: Chris Drake (Social Studies), Bryan Jones (Science), Tiffany DePriest (English), Dustin Cannon (Social Studies), Angela DeJarnette (FMD).  Learn More about our new faculty members.
Basketball Homecoming '18
Mallory O'Neal, Kennedy Childress crowned 
Basketball Homecoming Princess, Queen
 Mallory O'Neal, left, and Kennedy Childress, right, were crowned Basketball Homecoming Princess and Queen Friday night. O'Neal, a sophomore, was escorted by her step-dad Kyle Childress. Childress, a senior, was escorted by her step-dad Keith Brooks.  Both were elected by the GCHS student body.  The attendants were Roger Pierce, son of Keith and Kristen Pierce, and Anna Newton, daughter of Blake and Laura Newton.
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