Wednesday, April 28, 2010

GHS NJROTC places Fourth overall at Ebbert Education Center Mega Meet

Greenville Senior High School Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) placed fourth in their final Drill Meet of the 2009/10 School Year. The Drill Team competed against teams from Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Michigan at Ebbert Education Center Anderson, Indiana. Placing first was the Academic/Personnel inspection team led by Cadet Jeff Jones. Second place trophies went to the Color Guard and Unarmed Drill Teams led by Cadets Jessica Bowers and Cadet Chelsea Buzard. Fourth place trophies went to the Unarmed Exhibition and the Armed Exhibition Teams led by Cadet Chelsea Buzard and Cadet Kody Roark. Individual awards went to Cadet Chelsea Buzard for fourth place in the Drill Commander Competition, Sixth Place and Seventh Place in Individual Unarmed drill went to Cadet Elizabeth Trepanier and Cadet Aaron Ramsey.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Black Belt Earned by Junior Cody Jenkinson

Greenville High School Junior, Cody Jenkinson, received his certificate of completion for his Black Belt ranking in Tae Kwon Do on March 27th. He has taken classes for that past 2 ½ years. Cody is pictured with his instructor, Bruce Jones.

2010 Greenville Senior High School Prom

Pictures provided by Dick Brown

Monday, April 26, 2010

Lady Wave Softball Ranked in the TOP 25 in the Nation

  • Greenville Senior HS is currently ranked #25 in the Nation.
  • Top 25 USA Today / NFCA High School Softball National Poll.

  • In the AP State Softball Poll Greenville has been ranked # 1 for the first two weeks in Division 2.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010


1st Picture: Cadet James Valentine turns over the 15 trophies earned this year by NJROTC to GHS Principal Chris Mortensen.

2nd Picture: Cadet Rebecca Moehl is escorted by Cadet Russell Smith under the traditional Navy Sword Arch as they arrive at the 14th Annual Navy Ball.

The 14th annual GHS NJROTC Navy Ball was held at the Elks Lodge in Greenville and attended by over 110 Cadets and their guests. Upon arrival, each cadet and their date walked through a traditional Sword Arch. The evenings ceremonies began with a welcome by NJROTC Commanding Officer Cadet James Valentine. NJROTC Executive Officer Cadet Chelsea Buzard followed listing the many cadet accomplishments this school year. Captain Keith Denman cadet instructor followed with a farewell to each of the 21 Seniors Cadets graduating from GHS this June and a special recognition of Ms Jewel Towery and her many volunteer hours driving the NJROTC Cadets to Drill Events . The Cadet leaders were than called forward to turn over the 15 trophies earned at competitions this year to GHS Principal Mr. Chris Mortensen. Cadet Sharon Kissinger explained the tradition and importance of the P.O.W. table and the remembrance of missing service members to the assembled Cadets. After a prayer led by Cadet Chad Denman everybody was able to enjoy an outstanding dinner. The last ceremonial event was the cutting of the cake done by the youngest Cadet, Zeppelin Hoen and oldest Cadet Jessica Wundelich symbolizing the passing of knowledge within the NJROTC program. The rest of the evening was spent with the cadets dancing to the sounds of DJ Opie.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Knick Heads to Nationals in Wrestling

Andrew Knick, a second grader at Woodland Primary claimed 1st place at the Our Way State Wrestling Tournament that took place at the Nutter Center, in the 54 lbs weight class. Andrew will be heading to the Nationals on April 17th! Good Luck Andrew!!

BPA Student Headed to the Nationals

The BPA contest was held in Columbus March 18 & 19. GHS took a total of 12 business BPA students to compete in various contests. The top 10 in the state for each contest are called to the stage at Veterans' Memorial. The top 5 of each contest earn the right to advance on to Nationals. Greenville had 9 students called to the stage.

The contest is in the co-curricular club Business Professionals of America. Ben, who is a senior this year, competed in the C++ Programming contest where he had 90 minutes to write a fully functioning program using the C++ Programming Language. This year's task was to write the code for menu driven character creator like a person would find in a computer game. He received first place in the state. This is Ben's second time to earn the right to compete at BPA Nationals. Last year he was fifth in the state. This year's national contest is in Anaheim, California May 5 - 9.

ROTC Places in Regional Drill Meet

Greenville Senior High Naval Junior Reserve Officer Corps placed for the first time in the Navy’s Area Three Regional Drill meet held in Columbus, Ohio. This is the third consecutive year Greenville High School has been invited to participate in the regional championship. Over 700 Navy JROTC Cadets from 22 schools from Ohio, Indiana and West Virginia competed over a two day period for the right to attend the National Championship in Pensacola, Florida. The Cadet’s of Greenville High School finished sixth out of the field of 22 schools. The GHS NJROTC Physical Fitness team, Commanded by Cadet Chris Fenstermaker Placed 1st in the 16 x 100 YD relay and finished 5th overall in the athletic competition. The Armed Rifle Drill Team, Commanded by Cadet Dustin Frederick also placed 5th. The GHS Colorguard, Unarmed, and Unarmed exhibition teams placed 6th, Academic team placed 8th Personal inspection team placed 9th. Individual awards went to Aaron Ramsey who placed 1st in unarmed drill, Joey Adams who placed 6th and James Valentine who placed7th in Armed drill.