St. Paul Lutheran wins third at PSIA event
THORNDALE–St. Paul Lutheran School placed third overall at their area Private School Interscholastic Association (PSIA) academic contest held Feb. 25 at Immanuel Lutheran in Giddings and will advanced 12 students in 17 events to the state PSIA later this year at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth.
Teacher Kristi Fischer said that the following students are headed to the state contest in Fort Worth: Ally Page (in two events), Ashton Schaefer, Emily Churchman (in three events), Emmerson Fisher, Allison Albert, Meagan Newton, Lauren Newton, Elise Biar, Colton Pitts (in two events), Justin Ford, Garrett Woods, Logan O’Campo and Luke Leschber.
Alternates for the state competition are Lane Niemtschk, Mason Fisher and Justin Ford.
Forty-nine St. Paul students placed in events f rom t heir respective grade levels. They were:
Creative writing–1. Emmerson Fisher; 5. Stryker Leschber; 6. Branson McCoy.
Ready writing–1. Allison Albert; 2. Ally Page; 3. Mason Fisher; 4. Megan Newton.
Mathematics–3. Colton Pitts; 5. Madison Kelm.
Spelling–1. Meagan Newton; 1. Lauren Newton; 2. Elise Biar; 3. Justin Ford; 5. Brodi Bachmayer.
Number Sense–1. Ashton Schaefer; 1. Emily Churchman; 3. Luke Leschber; 4. Jacob Williamson; 4. Brandon Williamson; 4. William Iselt.
Storytelling–1. Ally Page; 3. Brianna Dee; 3. Landri Leschber; 4. Ty Pesl; 5. Jon Moerbe; 6. Wyatt Leschber.
Prose interpretation–2. Logan O’Campo; 4. Elise Biar; 5. Ashton Kiesling; 5. Ashleigh Paulsen; 6. Mason Fisher; 6. Jacob Smith.
On-site drawing–5. Celeste Aguado.
Maps, charts and graphs–1. Colton Pitts; 2. Emily Churchman; 4. William Iselt; 5. Lane Niemtschhk.
Dictionary skills–2. Lane Niemtschk (3rd in all grade levels); 2. Peytyn O’Campo (5th in all grade levels); 2. Emily Churchman.
Music Memory–1. Justin Ford; 1. Garrett Woods; 3. Nicholas Henson; 4. Cheyanne Lanfear; 5. Garrett Bernstein.
Listening skills–1. Luke Leschber (1st in all grade levels); 1. Emily Churchman (6th in all grade levels); 2. Ashton Schaefer (tied for 5th in all grade levels); 3. Peytyn O’Campo (tied for 5th in all grade levels).
The students are coached by Kelly Brymer, Crystal Iselt, Melody O’Campo, Corey Moss, Stephanie Churchman, Pastor James Mann, Misty McCoy, Kim Appel, Vanessa Garcia, Jenny Williamson, Brenda Aguado, Traci Pesl, Tanja Schroeder and Heidi Ford.