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The manufacturing and pre-engineering academy at Freeport High School gives students the opportunity to earn an industry certification while also earning 15 semester hours of college credit. These credits can be applied to post-secondary programs at four year universities or technical colleges like Walton County School District's Emerald Coast Technical College. Earning their CPT certification are pictured (left to right) Adan Bonilla (junior), Anthony Maugeri (senior), Brady Miller (junior) and Alex Kelley (junior). Submitted by Patty Woodard.
ECMS held its 6th Grade Tropicana Speech Competition on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. The winner from each language arts class competed to be the overall 6th grade winner. All of the competitors did an amazing job, and the judges had a tough time choosing the top three. We are proud of all of our students for participating and would like to send a special congratulations to our grade level winners as well as a huge thank you to our fabulous 6th Grade Language Arts Teachers, Mrs. Leslie MacPike and Mrs. Christine Solomon for doing such a wonderful job preparing our students for success each and every day!
The first and second place winners will compete at the District Competition on December 14th.
 
6th Grade Overall Winners (L to R)
Auburn Hamer (2nd Place), Maya Sien (1st Place), Jaiden Morris (3rd Place)
 
Class Winners Group Picture:
Back Row (L to R): Natalie Mitchell, Auburn Hamer, Maya Sien, Jaiden Morris, Sami Thompson
Front Row (L to R): Kamryn Cooper, Josie Abicca, Cassidy Cabe, Tyler Johnson
Submitted by Candie Bodie.

SWHS Senior Alyssa Selvey, surrounded by her parents Jeff and Angel Selvey and Seahawk Athletic Director Phil Tisa and Head Softball Coach Bob Hartness, signed her letter of commitment to play softball next year at the University of West Florida.  Congratulations Alyssa! Submitted by Barbara Stratton.

ECMS held its 6th Grade Tropicana Speech Competition on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. The winner from each language arts class competed to be the overall 6th grade winner. All of the competitors did an amazing job, and the judges had a tough time choosing the top three. We are proud of all of our students for participating and would like to send a special congratulations to our grade level winners as well as a huge thank you to our fabulous 6th Grade Language Arts Teachers, Mrs. Leslie MacPike and Mrs. Christine Solomon for doing such a wonderful job preparing our students for success each and every day! 

6th Grade Overall Winners (L to R)   

Auburn Hamer (2nd Place), Maya Sien (1st Place), Jaiden Morris (3rd Place)

Class Winners Group Picture: Back Row (L to R): Natalie Mitchell, Auburn Hamer, Maya Sien, Jaiden Morris, Sami Thompson; Front Row (L to R): Kamryn Cooper, Josie Abicca, Cassidy Cabe, Tyler Johnson

Submitted by Candy Bodie

WHS Science Fair Winners

November 16, 2017

Congratulations to all Walton High School participants in this year’s Science Fair (held on Nov. 14)!  The judges saw much potential in the projects and have encouraged many of the students to continue on to the district science fair in December.

We would like to recognize the following students:

WHS Science winners

Biological - 1st Place - Drake Pennington

Biological - 2nd Place - Andrew Huff, Amber Law, and Krislyn McLaney

Biological - 3rd Place - Mallory Hataway

Biological - Honorable Mention - Belle Lloyd, Katelyn Lloyd, Luke Love, Olivia Scott, and Alexis Thompson

WHS Science winners

Physical - 1st Place - Cory LaCour, Briston Smith, and Ben Woods

Physical - 2nd Place - Joshua Homza and Zachary Magner

Physical - 3rd Place - Kahl Miller and Joseph Woods

Physical - Honorable Mention - Taylor Smith, Maddie Drake, Hannah Brown, Jackson Newsome, Katelyn Gillert, and Shelbee Castrillo

Submitted by Christy English.

Emerald Coast Middle School held its 10th Annual Science Fair and announced the winners on Thursday, November 16, 2017.

Submitted by Angela Vance