School notesDECA students are headed to nationals; a RHS teacher will study at Harvard; and Lisa Beard has won the Minnesota Debate Teachers Association Cup for policy debate.
DECA students headed to nationals
Seven Rosemount High School students have earned the chance to represent their school at the DECA International Career Development Conference the week of April 27 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Four students qualified by finishing first at the recent state conference. John Herron took the title in the retail merchandising category; Dylan Mato and Jason Lamoreaux teamed up to finish first in sports and entertainment marketing; and Sara Devitt finished first in sales demonstration – business to business.
Amelia Volkert finished second in hotel lodging management series.
Devitt and Micah Marshall finished third in sports marketing team; Katelyn Paget finished third in hospitality operation market research; and Volkert finished third in hospitality professional selling.
Other RHS students who were state finalists are: Matt Simmering, Jade Gunderson, Natalie Markiewicz, Katelyn Gerlach, Austin Peelor, Molly Reber, Connor Johnson, Austin Tharp, John Chunh, Greg Pavola, Nolan Swalve, Preston Webb, Kirsten Johnson, Shannon Swanson and Tessa Kohler.
RHS teacher will study at Harvard
Rosemount High School social studies teacher Thomas Scott has already got some of his summer vacation planned.
Dr. Scott was recently awarded a fellowship from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History to study at Harvard University this summer.
Dr. Scott earned the fellowship through a nationwide selection process. He will participate in the summer seminar, “Rhetoric and American Democracy.”
Beard wins MDTA Cup
Rosemount High School senior Lisa Beard has won the Minnesota Debate Teachers Association Cup for policy debate.
The MDTA Cup is a season-long cumulative award that recognizes performance at all debate tournaments in Minnesota. Beard is the 2011-12 co-champion along with students from Minneapolis South and St. Paul Como Park.