Phillip Reifschneider, Kaitynn Reifschneider, and Francis Smith placed 1st in District and 2nd in Area 5 in Land Judging and advanced to State in Stephville! Jacob Nocktonick, Cody Calhoun, Alex Adams, and Brianna Brown placed 3rd in District and 9th in Area in Horse Judging and advanced to State in Lubbock. Congratulations Panthers!
Derek Templeman placed 6th at STate in Powerlifting! Congratulations Derek! Panther Tennis won district and Lady Panther Tennis finished 2nd! Bravo! Britt Beadle is District Champion in singles, Chase Beebe and Dakota Brunson are District Champions in Boys Doubles, Colt Collins and Zach Torres are Regional ualifiers in Boys Doubles, and Seth Rios and Adriana Peters are Regional Qualifiers in Mixed Doubles! Applause to all! Panther Golf and Lady Panther Golf both placed 2nd at District and advance to the Regional Tournament! Panthers compete April 13 and the Lady Panthers compete on April 15, both in Canton. Connor Owen won 2nd and Sarah Staley earned 3rd. Congratulations to Kyle Petersen, Preston Cook, Jared Carlisle,and Connor Owen! Bravo Skyla Gilliam, Astraea Wayman, Chesney Owen and Sarah Staley! Jasmine Bryant won the $1000 THSWP Scholarship at the Ladies Powerlifting State Meet! Each Lady Panther Powerlifter also achieved a personal best in either a lift or total! Applause! Senior Derek Templeman won 1st place in the Regional Boys PowerLifting Meet and heads to the State Meet in Abilene on March 28! Congratulations! Junior tight end Brandon Talley was named to the 2014 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Texas Football Team. He was the only junior to make the team and joins several elite high school athletes on the list, including Allen's quarterback Kyler Murray, who has committed to Texas A&M, and McKinney North's running back Ronald Jones. Talley represents the only school on the list smaller than 5A. Kensey Thomas has signed to play soccer at the University of Texas - Permian Basin. Alexis Morton has signed to play softball next year for Henderson State University in Arkansas! Congratulations Panthers!
Nathan Cofield was selected for the TABC Boys All-Region Team for Class 4A Region 2. Lady Panthers placed seven basketball players on the All-District Team: Defensive MVP - Alexis Morton, 1st team - Corbin Gillespie, Krysten Coburn, Payton Coburn; 2nd team: Raygan Cook, Defensive team: Makayla Smith; Honorable mention: Shay Veal. These Lady Athletes were named to the Academic All-District Team: Jasmine Bryant, manager; Kyra Stull, Alexis Morton, Krysten Coburn, Payton Coburn, Corbin Gillespie, Makayla Smith, Natalee Hooper, and Patricia Finchum, manager. Congratulations Ladies! Nine athletes on the Boys Basketball Team qualified for All-District: District MVP: Sr. Nathan Cofield; Defensive MVP: Sr. Jacob Nocktonick; 6th Man of the Year: Jr. Derek Lockman; 1st Team All- District: Jr. James Briggs Sr. Leye Oyatayo; 2nd Team AllDistrict: Sr. Sean Stepan; All Defensive Team: Sr. Brandon Mendoza; Honorable Mention: Keanu Guajardo and Logan Jordan. Eleven Panthers were named to the Academic All-District Team: Leye Oyatayo , James Briggs, Nick Rodriguez, Ricky Portillo, Keanu Guajardo, Jacob Nocktonick, Brandon Mendoza, Derek Lockman, Sean Stepan, Nathan Cofield, and Delane Thomas. Applause to all!
Nathan Cofield been recognized by Texas High School Coaches Association for the first team Academic All-State basketball team. These student athletes were selected for the Ladies Academic All-State Team: Payton Coburn, 2nd Team; Krysten Coburn, 2nd Team; Alexis Morton, 2nd Team; and Jasmine Bryant, Honorable Mention. Congratulations Ladies!!
Three PHS Speakers Qualified for Summer National Speech and Debate Tournament! Competing against students across from the state in classes 1A - 6A, three Panthers qualified for Nationals at the Yellow Rose District National Qualifier Tournament. Jasmyn Benavides won first in Congressional Debate, Michael J. Roets, Jr., took first in International Extemp, and Elyssa Albaugh earned first in Dramatic Interpretation! PHS also won the Top Speech Team Award! This is the 17th consecutive year PHS has sent speakers to Nationals! Congratulations! Please click for details.
Over 100 Princeton HS Band students competed at the UIL Region 25 Solo & Ensemble Contest at Celina HS. Superior ratings were earned by 42 soloists and 13 ensembles. Excellent ratings were earned by 23 soloists and 4 ensembles...89 medals in all. Twenty-six students earned their letter jacket and 56 students qualified for the Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest in May! Congratulations Musicians! Please click for full results!
Jasmine Bryant and River Carey were chosen as Students of the Month for February! Bravo! Michelle Whitehead and Ian Bobbett were selected as Students of the Month for January. Congratulations! Maggie Reyna and Sebastian Espinosa were picked as Students of the Month for November. Cheers to both! Shea Jackson and Ryan Purcella were voted Students of the Month for October. Bravo! Kailey Marksberry and Nathan Cofield were chosen as students of the month for September! Applause to both! Michael Austin and Jasmyn Benavides were selected as students of the month for August! Congratulations!
PHS selected as a T-STEM Academy, one of 99 in the state! In this program, PHS will receive technical assistance and professional development. PHS will then serve as a demonstration school and learning lab to showcase the innovative instruction methods which integrate technology and engineering into science and math courses. This coveted award has a rigorous application process! This is a tremendous honor for Princeton High School!