Sloan-Hendrix Celebrates FFA Week
FFA Week took place at Sloan-Hendrix during the week of February 24-28. Special activities included the following: Monday- Farmer Day & Hay Bale Toss; Tuesday- Redneck vs. Western Day & Obstacle Course; Wednesday- Blue & Gold Day; Thursday- Camo Day & Duck/Turkey Call Contest; Friday- FFA Jacket/Green & Green Hand Ceremony. In addition, students could pay $1 per day to wear a cap. The participation among the elementary student's was especially appreciated by the FFA members. The week's activities culminated with the traditional FFA Cookout on Friday.
OM Heads to State
Congratulations to Ms. Stephens and the High School Odyssey of the Mind Team, who received third place in Regionals held at Pocahontas on Saturday, February 29. In addition, they received one of only two OMER Awards, which recognizes individuals or teams who demonstrate exemplary behavior and perseverance. The team consists of Erin Smith, Kaylee Hoffman, Alayna Farmer, Rebecca Simington, Emily Tidwell, Amy Tidwell, and Sarah Scales. The team's coach is Alissa Lee. The team will compete in State competition on April 4.
Two Sloan-Hendrix Junior Lady Greyhounds recently received All-Conference honors for 2A-3 Conference. Pictured below (left to right) are Katelyn Graddy, 8th grade; Coach Josh Cagle; and Makayla Gosha, Freshman
Congratulations to the Jr. High Boys Basketball Team
Conference and District Champions - 31-2 season record
and five players received All-Conference Honors!!!
The Sloan-Hendrix Junior Greyhounds have had an outstanding season finishing 31-2 as 2A-3 Conference Champions with four tournament wins: the Bill McCurley Junior Tournament, Hillcrest Junior Tournament, Lawrence County Tournament, and the District 2A-3 Tournament. Five players received All-Conference Honors: Braden Cox, Luke Murphy, Harper Rorex, Cade Grisham, and Ethan Lee. MVP honors for the Lawrence County Tournament went to Braden Cox and Cade Grisham. Team coach is Daniel Bates.
7th Grade Boys
Kneeling: Dakota Weaver, Layton Morgan, Wilson Dean, Berkley Cameron, Julian Folk
Standing: Braxton Wall, River Lee, Trevor Thompson, Drake Nash, Karson Roark, Coach Daniel Bates
Jr. High Boys
Kneeling: River Womack, Corey Dail, Cole Walker, Karson Roark, Logan Hill, Dalton Cooper, Joel Hoffman
Standing: Kyle Morse, Harper Rorex, Luke Murphy, Cade Grisham, Ethan Lee, Braden Cox, Cade Marshall, Anthony Holland, Ethan Pickett, Coach Daniel Bates
6th Grade Boys
Back Row (L to R): Colton Sexton, Hudson Rorex, Cole McCall, Stetson Wall, Taylor Murphy, Coach Ligie Waddell
Front Row (L to R): Bryce Echeverria, Wyatt Ring, Lucas Finley, Kash Thompson
5th grade girls
Back Row (L to R): Preslee Lee, Emery Spence, Presley Bookout, Kaylee Jines, Macy Rone, Markiesha Johnson
Front Row (L to R): Alexis Davis, Kerra Rutledge, Jayde Cobble, Emma Henry, Sabrina Montellano, Mikenlee Ward
6th grade girls
Back Row (L to R): Hanna Dail, Kayla Matheny, Aubreya Smallwood, Jacey Middleton, Brianna Cox
Front Row (L to R): Casey Nichols, Kadence Hill, Brylee Nash, Hayden Matheny
Kneeling: Kiera Lee, Kate Whitlow, Anna Carter, Fallon Matthews, Remington Cobble, Lily Morris
Standing: Laynee Prater, Kersee Brewer, Cadee Johnson, Allie Marshall, Carley Morgan, Katelyn Graddy, Makayla Gosha, Macy Bice, Coach Josh Cagle
7th Grade Girls
Kneeling: Emma Ward, Haylie Stallings, Kate Whitlow, Allie Marshall, Zoey Wolfe
Standing: Coach Josh Cagle, Savannah Holland, Laney Horton, Kersee Brewer, Kayla Lawrence, Kiera Lee, Macy Bice, Ryan Williams, Breana Wells, Alyssa Gosha
Lawrence County Tournament Champions
7th Grade Boys
7th grade boys defeated Walnut Ridge to win the Lawrence County Tournament on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Karson Roark was the Farm Bureau Most Valuable Player of the 7th grade tournament!
Junior High Boys
The Junior High boys defeated Hillcrest to claim the championship. Farm Bureau Most Valuable Players were Cade Grisham and Braden Cox.