Congratulations to Byrd's Academic Decathlon team who won many gold medals in events at the Louisiana State championship. Cade Crandall won the top individual overall scorer. 2017-18 Team members include: Cade Crandall, Amaya Sanders, Morgan Brown, Wyatt McCrary, Hank Turnage, Kameron Pickett, Sydney Scott, Waheed Khan, Levi Mayeux, Lauren Johnson, Tyler Spivey, and Pearce Copeland.
Byrd won first place in the following events: Lauren Johnson in Essay, Cade Crandall in Economics and Mathematics, Tyler Spivey in Art, Mathematics, Music, Social Science, and Science, Morgan Brown in Music, Amaya Sanders in Interview, and Cade Crandall and Pearce Copeland in Speech. We are so proud of all of your hard work this year! To be included on next year's Academic Decathlon team for Byrd, see Mrs. Goebel in 219b.
Congratulations to the Girls Tennis Team! They beat Shreve 4-3 and have an overall record this season of 6 and 2.
Congratulations to sophomore Jacob Blaze Yawn, who was recently added Honorable Mention to the 2018 Times all region wrestling team.
The C.E. Byrd boys and girls track teams swept the Huntington Raider Relays last Friday at Lee Hedges stadium as both Yellow Jacket track teams won the team titles out of 13 schools participating. On the girls side sophomore Claire White led all scoring with 22.5 points. Senior Nia Johnson (19.5) and sophomore Kayla Harrison (17.5) rounded out the top 3 scorers. On the boys side junior LaDann Thomas led all scoring with 21.5 points followed by sophomore Austin Mikovich (18.5) and junior Avaunte Steward (17). The girls brought home 7 gold, 3 silver, and 6 bronze medals. The boys brought home 3 gold, 5 silver, and 5 silver medals. Our teams combined earned 29 medals.
Congratulations to Cade Crandall who has been chosen to participate in the 2018-2019 SMART Program! We are proud of you!
Congratulations to JV Lacrosse who took a double-header from Shreve last Thursday!
Congratulations to the following Division 1-5A All District Team:
Overall MVP - Eva Paul
Offensive MVP - Allie Cannon
Coach of the year - Lisa Levermann
First team Midfield - Riley Walker and Summer Netterville
First team Defense - Jess Boldenow and Emma Tamplin
Second team Forward - Ellis Bryan
Midfield - Reagan Todd
Honorable mention - Alex Stevens, Emily Witt, and Madelyn Graham
Congratulations to junior Cordre Tolliver and senior Annasas Anderson for making The Times All-Region Wrestling Team.
Congratulations to Byrd wrestlers who competed in the Rebel Open in Lafayette last weekend. Team of mostly Byrd wrestlers finished first in the Junior Division. Finishing 1st was Jacob Blaze Yawn and Cordre Tolliver. Cameron Vaughns and Logan Lewis finished 2nd, Mathew Born 4th and Lee Bledsoe 5th.
Congratulations to our Varsity Softball Team - they defeated Captain Shreve 11-2 last week for a district win!