Perkiomen Valley School District Annual Report 2017-18 Annual Report 2017-18 1 | Page 4

STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS p. 4 PVSD Annual Report 2017-18 • Perkiomen Valley High School Academy of Science competition students Michael Kelley, Adam held in February. LaSpina, Thomas Santange- • Perkiomen Valley High School ath- PV gives students lo, and Kathleen Wang were lete Christina Warren was the Penn- great access to named Semifinalists in the sylvania Track and Field Coaches many resources, and National Merit Scholarship Association (PTFCA) Indoor State taking advantage program. Champion in 60-meter hurdles and • Perkiomen Valley High School triple jump, and the winner of the of these resources ninth-grader Lillian Miller was triple jump competition at the Vir- was one of the best named one of the top 300 ginia Showcase, the Marine Corps choices I made. MASTERS in the 2017 Broad- Holiday Classic, the Hispanic Win- - Senior Student, Class of 2018 com MASTERS®, a program of ter Games and the Ocean Breeze Society for Science & the Public. Invitational. At the Ocean Breeze • Schwenksville Elementary Invitational, she was also the winner School students Krystal Carire, of the 60-meter hurdles competi- Emerson Whetstone, Ava Lyle tion. Christina’s accomplishments and Opeyemi Adeleye were named winners in the also included breaking the top 20 in the New Bal- “Young Writers and Illustrators Short Story Contest” ance Indoor National Rankings as sixth in the country sponsored by The World Was Made for You. This for triple jump, and 12th in the country for 60-meter contest was open to third- through fifth-graders hurdles. She is PV’s record holder for the longest across the country. Four winners from each grade triple jump and the fastest time in the 100-meter level were chosen, and all four of the contest’s fifth- hurdles. grade winners were from Schwenksville. The winners • Perkiomen Valley High School/Northern Mont- received gift cards and had their stories featured on gomery Technical Career Center students Madele- “Really Exciting and Delightful Stories,” a television na Crowe, Francis Kenny, Hope Needling, Aisha show hosted by Nahjee Grant on Lower Merion TV, a Shakran, Summer Carfagno, Jordan Brechbill and public access channel. Peyton Chippie earned awards at the 2018 Pennsyl- • Perkiomen Valley High School’s Football Team won vania SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Championship. the Pioneer Athletic Championship and was unde- These students earned first place awards at the dis- feated in the conference. Fourteen team members trict level and went on to compete at the state level were selected as All-League Liberty Division players. as well. • Perkiomen Valley High School students received • The Perkiomen Valley High School Indoor Color first-place awards at the Montgomery County Sci- Guard won a gold medal at the Tournament Indoor ence Research Competition (MCSRC) held in March. Association (TIA) Atlantic Coast Championships. Those students were Lillian Miller, Taja Mazaj, and The group ended the championship with a score Ryann Piperno. Based on their achievements at the of 94.57. The 2017-18 school year was the second MCSRC, all three students advanced to the Delaware year in a row that the Guard has taken home a gold Valley Science Fair. These three students also partic- medal. ipated and placed highly in the Pennsylvania Junior