Congratulations to our State Literary Rally participants who came in first in the state in Division I: Devin Jones for Accounting and Dylan Tynes for Fine Arts!
Congratulations to our winners in the Louisiana Reading Association / Northwestern Reading Council Young Authors Contest: Hannah Berry, Hadley Bailey, Porter May, Molly McNulty, James Rushing, William Sanders, David Shaw, and Mairead Smith.
Congratulations to our Byrd Golf boys and girls teams. Both won Regionals this week and will be heading to State April 29-30!
The students on C. E. Byrd Prom Court are: Lamya Bailey, Maggie Evans, Victoria Hamman, Caleigh Lester, Yalani Morris, Annika Robinson, Da'Voznik Armstrong, Kyree Buck, Ryan Burrell, Cameron Felt, Kevin Lemons, and Jacob Banks. The king and queen will be announced at Prom on Saturday night at 9:00 p.m. Parents are invited to be present at the presentation on Saturday night at the Shreveport Convention Center.
Congratulations to Jessica Boldenow who was named to the LHSSCA All State First team for D1 girls soccer. Congratulations to Khianna Roraback and Emerson Roberts who were named to the LHSSCA All State freshman D1 soccer team.
Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Astra Club Officers: President - Mary Helen Lott, Vice President - Emma Turner, Corresponding Secretary - Rebecca Brown, Recording Secretary - Jaycie Davis, Treasurer - Emma Booker, Sophomore Representatives - Ally Geyer and Emily McQueary, Junior Representatives - Jordan Leblanc, Haley Meshell, and Mallory Lettau, Senior Representatives - Emma Tamplin and Hannah Harris, Service Chairman - Emily Dunham and Mary Elizabeth Smith, Activities Chairman - Brileigh Rossitter and Caroline Zimmer, Historians - Madeline Anthony and Sophie Glick, Officers At Large - Ashley Hight, Shamyia Sweet, Shaniah Hutcherson, Anna Robinson, Kassity Cook, and Abby Urbinek
The Byrd Golf Boys won the District Championship on Monday at Querbes Golf Course by 19 strokes! Jake Marler and Porter May co-medaled for first shooting 3 under par. Great job Jackets! The boys will head to Regionals on Wednesday at Cypress Bend. The girls golf team will compete at Regionals in Lake Charles on Tuesday. Sting'em Jacket Golf!
Congratulations to Caleigh Lester who will be participating in the 17th Annual Yazzy Youth Celebrating Jazz Concert on Friday, April 26th at 7:00 p.m. at the Municipal Auditorium with a captivating performance entitled “Learning from the Legends: Through the Journey of Black Music”. For tickets you may call 525-0740 or 621-8914.
Congratulations to the new Z-Club officers for 2019-2020: Lauren Noles, president; Emma Booker, vice-president; Audrey Tate, secretary; Elizabeth Woolridge, treasurer; Mary Helen Lott, service chairman; Ceara Johnson, social chairman; Emily Dunham, senior representative; Ella Davis, junior representative; and Natalie Miller, Analeigh Millican, Chandler Milligan, public relations representatives.
Byrd Writers Rocked Artbreak Literature Writing Competition! The following students won awards: Caleigh Dawson for Literary High Poetry: Rhyming; Kalyln Dupont for Literary High Prose: Descriptive; Keiser Dallas for Literary High Prose: Humorous; and Gracie Gracie Gotberg, Ceara Johnson, Anna Clair Mackey, and Emily Langley for Literary Jurors' Choice Awards. And last, but not least, the winner of the most prestigious writing award possible at Artbreak is Tyler Spivey who won the Literary High School Literary Portfolio Award. Congratulations to you all!