SRHS Cross Country Runner Goes To States

Seminole Ridge High School’s successful cross-country season continues following regional finals Oct. 29. Sophomore Kody Phelps finished fifth, setting a school-record 5K time of 17:04, qualifying him for the state championships in Tallahassee.

Seminole Ridge Academy Open House Nov. 15 — Seminole Ridge will host its annual academy open house Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Dr. Lynne K. McGee Auditorium. All parents and students are invited to attend to learn more about the school’s choice academies (biotechnology, construction and TV production) and its in-house academies (Accipiter pre-AP, automotive and information technology).

Hawk Diver Moves to States — The SRHS boys swim and dive team placed 17th, and the girls team 18th, in regional competition Oct. 28. Diver Thomas Goolsby finished a regional eighth and advanced to state competition.

Results included: boys 50-meter freestyle: Joe Rizzo (17th); boys 100 backstroke: Jacob Wootton (16th); boys 100 breaststroke: Troy Gardner (20th); girls 100 breaststroke: Taylor Little (12th); boys 100 freestyle: Jacob Wootton (19th); girls 200 free relay: Madison Charles-Walters, Chabella Diaz, Janira Feliciano and Bridget Little (13th); boys 200 medley relay: Ryan Hammett, Joe Rizzo, Michael Simpson and Jacob Wootton (15th); girls 200 medley relay: Charley Adams, Madison Charles-Walters, Chabella Diaz and Taylor Little (15th); boys 400 free relay: Ryan Hammett, Joe Rizzo, Michael Simpson and Jacob Wootton (11th); and girls 400 free relay: Charley Adams, Chabella Diaz, Taylor Little and Bridget Riddle (14th).

Winged Regiment Earns Festival Bests — The Winged Regiment marching band, performing Oct. 29 at the second annual Jupiter High School Festival of Bands, earned bests in every category — color guard, general effect, music performance, percussion and visual performance — and first place overall.

Students of the Week — The Students of the Week program recognizes Hawks, nominated by staff for their academic excellence, behavior and assistance with keeping the campus positive. Congrats to the Students of the Week for Nov. 7-11: Abraham Rodriguez (grade 9), Justin Surface (grade 10), Annaliese Calvert (grade 11) and Nadia Ramjohn (grade 12).

ABOVE: SRHS cross-country runner Kody Phelps.