The Annual Academic Challenge was held at Kaskaskia College on February 6. Fourteen district high schools were in competition in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Graphics, English, Math, and Physics. The Okawville Team finished first in the small school competition.
Individual students from Okawville who won awards were:
Biology - Ashley Langenstein – 2nd place and Kole Jackson, 3rd place.
Chemistry - Bryleigh Prest, tie for 1st place; Kole Jackson, tie for 1st place; Daniel Jansen – tie for 1st place
Computer Science - Ethan Eckert, tie for 3rd place
Engineering Graphics - Megan Cook, tie for 2nd place
Math - Daniel Jansen, 1st place
Physics - Lindsey Averbeck, tie for 3rd place ; Megan Cook, tie for 3rd place
Pictured are the participating Okawville students. 1st row - Ashley Langenstein, Olivia Wiese, Zoe Todd, Gracie Nelson, Briley Rhodes, and Lindsey Averbeck. 2nd row - Cheyenne Ellerbusch, Kylie Buehler, Grant Schleifer, Bryleigh Prest, Jared Juenger, and Megan Cook. 3rd row - Tyson Thompson, Joseph Jansen, Kole Jackson, Daniel Jansen, and Ethan Eckert.