Beta Club wishes to thank everyone who came to, competed in, sponsored, or helped with the 2015 Miss Legend Pageant. The evening was a huge success, with 17 talented girls competing for the title in front of nearly 300 spectators. We raised over $2000 for the OCHS Relay for Life team. Special congratulations to the following contestants: senior Karena Washington for winning the Talent Competition.
Our Runners-Up, who included:
And huge congratulations to our Miss Legend 2015, senior Sara Sturges representing Cross Country.
In mid- December and early January 26 students enrolled in German Level 2,3 or 4 participated in the National German Exam. They were among the 22,000 students nationwide who participated in this academic contest.
I am proud to announce that Oconee County High School had:
5 GOLD Award Winners who scored in the TOP 10% in the Nation
6 SILVER Award Winners who scored better than 80 % of all participants
1 BRONZE Award Winner who scored higher than 70% of her peers and
8 Achievement Award Winners who scored better than the National Average.
The 5 students who earned a GOLD Award are now eligible to compete for a 4 week- all expenses paid Travel trip to Germany this summer. The award is sponsored by the AATG (Association of American Teachers of German) and the PAD (Pädagogische Austausch Dienst).
All students who earned a GOLD or SILVER award will be honored by the AATG- Georgia Chapter at an Awards Banquet at the Goethe Center in Atlanta in May.
Congratulations to junior Rexx Hallyburton, Georgia's 3A State Champion at 170.
Seniors, need help filling out the FAFSA for next year? The University of Georgia is hosting a College Goal Georgia program ( ) from 2-4. This program will allow you to meet with college Financial Aid administrators who will assist you in filling out the FAFSA for next year. More information can be found at http://collegegoalga.com/?page_id=4 and a list of what you should bring can be found at http://collegegoalga.com/?page_id=8
If you have any questions, please contact the program coordinator, Mandy Branch at firstname.lastname@example.org.