News Post

Rhetoric School students competed in the TAPPS 5A State Academic and Art Meet. Four students earned individual gold as State Champions at the meet, Hailey Kirchner for On-site Drawing color, Mia Wilson for Poetry Interpretation, Garrett Fritcher for Science and Presley Pruitt for Biology. In addition, Geneva’s yearbook, “The Boardwalk,” placed first for the second year in a row.


6th place Overall

Yearbook – 1st

Mia Wilson – 1st
Corban Fikes – 6th 

Original Oratory:
Will Muck – 4th 

Garrett Fritcher – 1st overall
Presley Pruitt – 1st in Biology 

Persuasive Speaking
Elle Nicholson – 2nd
Ella Dillinger – 6th 

Spelling – Zach Brunsvold 6th 

Literary Criticism – Annie Ramsey 6th

Lincoln Douglas Debate – Will Muck advanced to quarterfinals


Fine Arts:
place Overall

On-site drawing Color
Hailey Kirchner – 1st
Annie Ramsey – 3rd
Sophia Baldwin – 8th

On-site drawing Black and White
Julianna Goodman – 6th
Elizabeth Walter – Honorable Mention

Short Film
Ally Turgon – 2nd
Aubrey Webb and Avery Ochoa – 4th
Hailey Hubenak and Mary Katherine Mitchell – 4th
Luke Pratt – 5th
Garrett Fritcher – 6th
Julianna Goodman – 6th
Presley Pruitt – 8th

Art History
Ella Babic – 3rd

2D Mixed
Hailey Kirchner – 3rd 

Photo BW
Will Muck – 3rd

Alex Peet – 4th

Sophia Baldwin – 4th
Hannah Gray – Honorable Mention

Photo Color
Sarah Coultress – 6th

Annie Ramsey – 8th