Congratulations to the Byrd wrestling team for winning the City Championships. 1x champ Joseph Ramsey, 2x champ J W Fuller, Lee Bledsoe, Logan Lewis, 3x champ Matthew Born, Demetri Teddlie, Cameron Vaughns, and Bailee Creasey. 4x champ Jacob Blaze Yawn, with Teddlie and Yawn winning the outstanding wrestler awards. Taking second was Kylie Davis and Bobby Simpson. Also, congrats to Demetri Teddlie and Jacob Blaze Yawn for being on Rank Wrestlers list of All Americans.
Congratulations to the Byrd Lady Jackets Soccer team who are the District 1-5A Champions. Come support the Lady Jackets for the second round of the LHSSA state playoffs tomorrow evening at 5:30 here at Byrd High school.
Congratulations to the Byrd Quiz Bowl team who placed third at the annual Gator Quiz Bowl Tournament at Captain Shreve on Saturday, January 11th. Treat Judlin and Arjun Yusufji we’re recognized as the third and fourth top individual scorers. The next quiz bowl tournament is Saturday, January 25 at LSU-Shreveport. Registration is open now so please see Mrs. Goebel at email@example.com or visit 219b in the main building.
The following students have qualified to compete at National Beta Convention this summer:
Cameron Bradford - 5th Math Division II
David Shaw - 4th Social Studies Division II
Ceara Johnson - 2nd Spanish Division II
Klaire Duffy - 3rd Poetry Division I and 2nd Painting Division I
Nylah Tolliver - 5th Performing Arts, Solo, Duo or Trio.
Nylah Tolliver also received a "Golden Ticket" which is an invitation from National Beta to be a performer in the National Convention productions with other Betas from all over the U.S. Everyone did a fantastic job running the Service project room and working for the Convention Planning Committee. There were almost 7,000 Betas in attendance this year and C.E. Byrd Betas stood out!
Congratulations to the Byrd Quiz Bowl team who placed third at the annual Gator Quiz Bowl Tournament at Captain Shreve on Saturday, January 11! Treat Judlin and Arjun Yusufji we’re recognized as the third and fourth top individual scorers. The next quiz bowl tournament is Saturday, January 25 at LSU-Shreveport. Registration is open now-contact Karin Goebel at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit 219b in the main building.
Congratulations - C. E. Byrd Youth and Government did amazing at the YMCA Youth Legislature Conference in Baton Rouge. Robert Lawrence and Brooks Belanger served on the State Board as House Floor Leader and Senate Floor Leader. Jalen Kennedy and Faith Thompson had bills passed and signed into law. Dawson Bond and David Shaw had their bill passed, AND it was selected as “Most Outstanding Bill” Dawson Bond was elected as next year’s House Floor Leader. William Bartle had his bill passed AND was elected as next year’s Speaker of the House. GREAT JOB BYRD YAG!!
Please congratulate our HOBY Delegates who have been selected to represent C. E. Byrd High School at the 2020 Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar to be held June 5th through 7th at Southeastern Louisiana University.
COPPLE, ELLERY BLAINE
SANDERS, MARY ELLA
STUART, ANDREW RAMSEY
WILLS, KINGSON REIGN
Congratulations to Caroline Carberry who finished in 2nd Place (Youth Division) in the 2019 International Spectra Science Fiction Short Story Contest for her work “The Arcade.”
Congratulations to Porter May, November Elks Club Student of the Month!
2019 Division I District I All District Volleyball: First Team – Kaitlyn Jones, Second Team – Anna Clair Mackey, Honorable Mention – Emma Turner and Emma Camferdam