Perryton Rangerette, Janet Becerril earned the National Championship in the 94 pound weight class at the national competition in Denver, Friday, May 20. Becerril was also the runner-up in the Open Under 103 pound class.
Janet earned the State Championship a few weeks ago setting numerous state records. Congratulations Janet, we are proud of you!
Juarez Perfect Attendance
Perryton High School Senior, Colton Juarez has achieved a very rare honor, he has not missed a single day of school from Kindergarten to now. Juarez was recognized for this special accomplishment at the PHS Awards Assembly Wednesday, May 18. In addition, Robert Hall, PISD Superintendent, presented Colton with a scholarship fund of $2,000 collected by PISD employees to pay tribute to this exceptional young man. “One thing we all know about Colton is that he’s a great kid.” Hall added.
In addition, the Perryton Rotary Club has also contributed $500 to help Juarez with college expenses. Hall also stated that not only has Colton not missed any school in those 13 years, no one can even remember him ever being ill. Juarez is the son of Danny Juarez and Teresa McIver of Perryton.
PJH Teacher Headed to NASA Program
Sosebee headed to Johnson Space Center
Perryton Junior High Science Teacher, Kelsey Sosebee has been selected for the prestigious LiftOff Summer Institute to be held at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston this summer. This program sponsored by NASA's Texas Space Grant Consortium selects teachers from across the country who will increase their knowledge of space education through the LiftOff Professional Development Summer Institute.
PJH Principal, Janet Slaughter expressed her pride and excitement for Miss Sosebee. "I'm so proud of Kelsey and I know she will gain valuable skills to share with her students for years to come."
Selected educators will come together June 26-July 1 in Houston to conduct experiments, tour facilities and network with other educators. Upon their return, these educators will pass their knowledge on to their fellow teachers and use new material in the classroom. The workshops also provide teachers the rare opportunity to spend a week working with professional scientists and engineers at the cutting edge of space exploration.
Congratulations to Mrs. Sosebee for this special achievement and for setting a great example for her students and fellow educators.
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