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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 22, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas 6 A a Herald-Zettung 0 Wednesday, May 22,1996 HERALD-ZEITUNGEducation CISDSVHS technology students win 68 awards at state contest, including 14 Best in State The Smithson Valley High School Technology Students Association (TS A) traveled to Waco for the State contest and returned with a total of 68 awards. This included 14 of the prestigious Best in State Awards, one of the most honored teams of students the school has taken to contest in recent years. MI am very proud of these students. They have worked hard throughout the year to construct many really outstanding projects,** Scott Stoore, SVHS TS A advisor and computer applications teacher, said. Stateawards wenttoMicah Harper, SVHS TS A Chapter President, Best in State Research and Development Exam, Second Place Tech Bowl, Third Place Computer Implemented Machinery, and TS A Gold Level Leadership Achievement Award; Kristina Kinard, Best in State Landscape Photograph, Third Place Wildlife Photograph; Second PlacePortrait, and Sec-ond Place Action Photograph; Michael Mann, Best in State Residential Architectural Drawing; Sara Martin, Best in State Communication Graphics Graphic Solution, and Second in State Tech Bowl Team; James Moreno, Best in State Portrait, Second Place Still Life Color Photograph, and Third PlacePortrait Additional Best in State awards went to Jay Schleicher for his Best in State Working Drawing of a Transportation Device, Second Place Working Residential Drawing, Second Place in State NQE On Site CAD (Architectural); the Best in State Team of Chris Smart and Ralph Salazar, Murphey Bed; Andrew Kolmeier, On Site 3-D Computer Animation and Computer Graphic Design; Tim Harris, TSA Chapter Vice-President, On Site Computer Animation, On Site Graphic Design with no clip art, On Site Word Processing, and On Site Computer Triathlon, Second Place Single Animation; and team members Tim Harris and Nick Manley received Best in State for Team Animation. SVHS TSA students winning additional awards were: Shyla Casey, First Place in Portrait Photograph; Kathey Flores, First Place Landscape Photograph, Second Place Wildlife Photograph, First Place Special Effects Photograph; Ralph Salazar, Second Place Computer Generated Graphic Art, First Place Graphic Design; and Wes Guild, Second Place CAD Drawing. Nicole Johnson, Second Place Manufacturing Systems Graphic Solutions, Second Place Presentation Drawing of Multiple Parts; Kelly Lange, Second Place Landscape Photograph; Sheldon Lindsey, Second Place Electronic OWG Computer Graphic, Third Place DWG Drawing; Clint Mabry, Second Place Special Effects Photograph, Second Place Team Portrait; Second Place Landscape Photograph; Nick Manley, Second Place Research and Development Working Model Presentation; Richie Richie, Second Place Special Effects Photograph; Chris Smart, Second Place Manufacturing Systems Graphic Solution; Ricky Knipe, Second Place Electrical Working Hand Drawing. Molly Gildart, was awarded Third Place Still Life Photograph; Cullen OSO photo by Don ClarkPictured are many of the Smithson Valley High School Technology Students of America state contest participants. They won a total of 68 state awards, including 14 prestigious Best in State medals. Grinnon, Third Place Action Photo- paler Animation, Best in State On- The Tech Bowl team of Micah graph; Andrew Kolmeier,Third Place Site Graphic Design, Third Place Harper, Sara Martin, and Ralph Computer Applications Graphic So- Single Animation Sequence; Katie Salazar placed second in the always lutions. Best in State On-Site Com- Wurm, Third Place Landscape. challenging state competition.BES math students raise $5,000 for hosptial Students at Bulverde Elementary School raised $3,935.11 for the St Jude Childress Cancer Research Hospital during a national Math-A-Thon competition. The amount collected by BES students was over five times the national average collected by a single school, according to a St. Jude spokesman. During the Math-A-Tbon, students obtained pledges for the number of correctly worked math problems in a booklet Approximately IOO students participated in the program, according to BJ. Gilstnp, BES sixth grade math teacher. Students practiced their math skills and were provided a learning experience through their contribution to a community-wide project to help other children,** Gilstrap said. CISO photo by Don Clark Pictured are the top Bulverde Elementary Math-A-Thon students, (L-R) Benny Navejar, Danny Beaumont, Luke Finger (overall high student with $321.95), and BJ. Gilstrap, BES math teacher and project coordinator. Not pictured; Tammy Fullerton, overall high 6th grade student. CHS journalists travel to Washington D.C. Shown (L-R) are Heather Ziesk, Deborah Brooks, and Alex Mclnnis, all Canyon High School senior journalism students, who were selected by the school to attend the Washington D.C. Journalism Conference. The conference was attended by students from across the country and featured nationally recognized journalists, editors, and writers. CHS students attended seminars and learned about writing to survive in the fast-paced life as a journalist, including how professionals work together to qggt deadlines, setting priorities, accepting responsibility, coping with stressful environments, and how to also have a “normal" family life. CISD photo by Don Clark NBISD May: A month to celebrate successes in learning The New Braunfels High School teen parenting program celebrated its graduates and volunteers at a luncheon May 16. Among those earning a diploma are, left to right, Daniel Valdez, Erica Salerno, Raymond Reyes, Rachel Rodriguez, Melissa Pipper, Khrieey Boos, Alice Haggerty, Jeeenia Castilleja, Angelica Martinez end Carlos De La Cerda. Graduates not pictured are Denise Belcerra, Elizabeth Cantu, Juanita Garza, Leticia Lara, Veronica Loyola, Julia Martinez and Christina Williams. In addition to recognizing graduates, program instructor Joannie Garza, school counselor Sue Hayworth and program assistant Donna Hendrix gave certificates to class members for attendance, computer proficiency and grades. NBISD photos by LESLIE KRIEWALDT Six OakRun School sixth graders ware rewarded for their exceptional reading aff orts with the opportunity to give their principal, Mike Fitsko, hie “just desserts.'' In this casa, the students lobbed pie tine of whipped cream during an aaaambly. At the far left, Leanna Boodee prepares to throw her pie while at left, Michael Finks makes a direct hit. Also earning the right to toes soma dairy topping ware Jacob Dean, Justin Agene, Ragan Towel and Ashley Smith. Librarian Vicki Mason, with the microphone, organized the sixth graders * participation in the national reading project where students earned points for reading books and correctly answering questions on what they read. Tasting and scoring la computerized. NBISD photo by LESLIE KRIEWALDT NBHS STIXX) leaders chosen The 1996-97 New Braunfels High School Student Council officers were installed at the STUCO banquet on May 13. Seated is Jason Friesenhahn, parliamentarian. Standing, left to right, ara Jinny Edwards, treasurer; Lisa Wyatt, first vice president; Brooke Smith* recording secretary; Leslie Scott, president; and Miraya Blankmayar, school board representative. Not shown ie Patty Jo Maxay, second vice president; and Allison Distort, corresponding secretary. Also at the banquet, the top 10 point getters wet* honored: Blankmayar, Friesenhahn, Emily McGuffey, Natalia Meek, Leslie Opperman, Jeff Schultz, Smith, Anna Usa Vargas, Lies Waltzer and Lauren Woods. A new award, the senior parent honor, was presented to Debbie Waltzer. A videotape of the council's highlights during the past year featured a speech made by NBHS senior Shannon Millett, as the state STUCO president. 1995-96 STUCO sponsor Andy Rogers was recognized, along with hie outgoing officers. The organization’s sponsors ars David Simmons and Gail Engler. One-Hour Early Release on Last School Day Thursday, May 23 - NBHS Graduation, Friday, May 24 at 8 pm, Unicom Stadum ;