Congratulations to the students that participated in the Songbook South competition this past weekend. Brook Wilson won the grand prize and a $1,000 scholarship while Braden Tucker placed third and won a $400 scholarship both allowing them to attend the Songbook Academy next summer. Camryn Orr placed 6th and Aidan Green was able to work with a NYC Jazz Pianist.
Congratulations to Anne Michelle Erwin. Her painting was selected as one of only 17 National Finalists in the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes ArtEffect Project!
Congratulations to the Times All City 2019-2020 soccer team: Khianna Roraback, Emerson Roberts, and Mia Levermann; LHSSCA -All State Team - Mia Levermann; United Soccer coaches association - All Region team - Mia Levermann; and United States Soccer Coaches Association All Academic Team - Byrd Lady Jackets.
Congratulations to Colonial Dames Winners: Ethan Granger, Paige Thomas, and Hannah Draker
Congratulations to Emily Tyler who has been selected as our Yellow Jacket Battalion Commander this year.
Congrats to the Top Performers at the District Literary Rally (Medal Winners.) Algebra II- Seth Payne, Business English- Madeline Mackey, Chemistry- Jackson Ballew, Computer Science- James Rushing, Earth Science- Caroline Carr, Fine Arts Survey- Andrew Briley. CLICK HERE for a full list of participants.
Congratulations to the following Byrd Lady Jacket soccer players for making the District 1-5A - 1st team Khiana Roraback; Overall MVP Madelyn Graham, Emma Tamplin, Becca Brown, Mia Levermann, and Emerson Roberts; Second team - Abigail Daniels, Jordan LeBlanc, Khyra Roraback, and Landry Jones. Honorable Mention - Maggie McMillan, Jaycie Davis, and Katie Smith.
Congrats to our “All District 2020” Yellow Jackets Soccer players and coaches! All District Overall MVP: Nicholas Sepulvado Coach of the Year: Gary McCormick First Team All District: Reid Robinson, Jackson Paine, Jayson Frink, Jack Walker, Andrew Stuart Second Team All District: Kalyn Williams, Andrew Briley Honorable Mention: Cody Green, Dylan Garrett, Michael Cosse. Congratulations Yellow Jackets!
Congratulations to the State PTA Contest Winners!
Louisiana PTA Reflections Photography Contest: Award of Excellence – Ellie Lawrence
Louisiana PTA Safety PSA Video Winners: Carson Johnson, Jayson Frink, Holt Sutton
Louisiana PTA Reflections Literature Contest: Outstanding Interpretation – Shelby Sanders
PTA “My Louisiana” Essay Contest: 2nd Place – Emme Clark
Congratulations to Molly McNulty who has been chosen to participate in the 2020-2021 Hicks SMART Program! We are proud of you!
Congratulations to Shelby Sanders who won the Caddo District PTA Reflections Literature Contest Award of Excellence! We are proud of you!
Congratulations to the following winners in the Louisiana PTA Essay Contest: 1st Place - Shelby Sanders, 2nd Place - Emme Clark; Safety Public Service Announcement Video Winners - Carson Johnson, Jason Frink and Holt Sutton; Caddo District PTA Reflections Contest - Photography, Award of Excellence - Ellie Lawrence, Award of Excellence - Ellery Copple, Award of Merit - Ally Geyer, District PTA Reflections Contest - Literature, Award of Excellence - Shelby Sanders, Caddo District PTA Reflections Contest - Visual Arts, and Award of Merit - Sydney Moss.
Congratulations to the following Caddo District art poster contest winners:
Bullying Awareness: 9th Grade - 3rd Place - Caroline Carberry, 10th Grade - 1st Place - Sydney Moss, 10th Grade - 3rd Place - Ally Geyer
Red Ribbon Week: 9th Grade - 1st Place - Caroline Carberry, 9th Grade - 3rd Place - Jackson Eli Ford
Suicide Prevention: 9th Grade - 2nd Place - Caroline Carberry, 10th Grade - 1st Place - Ally Geyer, High School Grand Prize Winner - Ally Geyer
Mental Health Awareness: 10th Grade - 1st Place - Ally Geyer
Character Education: 9th Grade - 2nd Place - Caroline Carberry, 10th Grade - 1st Place - Sydney Moss, High School Grand Prize Winner - Sydney Moss
Congratulations to junior Christanna Kirksey (Shot Put), senior Jonnai Jones (Shot Put), and sophomore Trent Wells (1600) for qualifying to the 2020 LHSAA Indoor Track and Field State Meet. They will be competing this Saturday at LSU in Baton Rouge.
So proud of our Byrd golfers who competed in the LA Junior Golf Tour Sam Burns 4 ball at Squire Creek CC. Senior Jake Marler and sophomore Cal Gosslee battled for 1st shooting a 2-day total of -11. Byrd female golfer, sophomore Sydney Moss and her partner from Lake Charles, took home 1st in the girls division shooting 75-79! Way to go!
Congratulations to Michael Cosse who was the winner of the Lyle Leader Essay Contest given to the Lyle Leader 2019 group at the banquet in 2019. The topic of the essay was Public Responsibility, Civic Responsibility and Philanthropy. He won a $1000 check from Dr. Lyle to use to further his academic work after graduation from C. E. Byrd High School.
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.