Thompson Valley High School's Cheer Team placed second in the Class 4A state Spirit Competition. The 22-member team ended the season with only two losses, one of which was in the state finals. Eight of the 39 teams at the state competition advanced to the finals. Team member Tori Mathews was named to the All-Elite Team. The TVHS team had won the Northern Conference and the Tri-Valley League Championships. Five team members were named to the All-Conference Team: Tori Mathews, Kate Robinson, Mia Roberts, Sheridan Sorrow and Desi Orr. Coach Shari Robinson was named Coach of the Year for 4A schools in the Northern Conference.
Jude Franco, one of Mountain View High School’s drama technician students, won the Best in State Critic's Choice Award for Technical Theatre Lighting Design. This award came with a scholarship to be used at the college of his choice.
Turner Middle School teacher Dan Champion received an $18,253 grant from the OtterCares Foundation. The money will be used to purchase a laser engraver, two computers for video editing, two 3-D printers, various electronic components and other technology for the school’s Creator Space, which provides hands-on learning for Turner’s Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math focus.
Mountain View High School’s production of "Peter and the Starcatcher" was chosen as one of two shows in the state to perform at the 2016 Thespian Conference in the Bellco Theater in Denver.
Mountain View High School senior McKenna Dellinger was chosen as the 2017 Miss Loveland Valentine. Dellinger will represent Loveland in several community events and have the honor of stamping the first valentine at the Loveland Remailing Program.
The Loveland High School band placed third in the 4A division and the Thompson Valley High School band placed fifth in the 3A division at the Colorado Bandmaster's Association state competition.
Loveland High School's Kevin Clark has been nominated for the National Federation of State High School Association's (NFHS) Coaches Association state award for the sport of Boys Track & Field. The NFHS, from its offices in Indianapolis, Ind., serves 50 state high school athletic/activity associations plus the District of Columbia.
Loveland High School teacher Scott Burke was named one of five finalists for 2016 Safety Educator of the Year. The Safety Educator of the Year Award, sponsored by CareerSafe, recognizes exceptional educators who have not only dedicated their time to prepare students for the future but to also help students recognize and mitigate workplace hazards in their chosen careers. The winning educator will be announced at CareerTech Vision's Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Awards Banquet on November 30, 2016. The award includes a $5,000 cash prize for the classroom and an all-expenses paid trip to the ACTE CareerTech Vision conference.
Mountain View High School student Jordyn Muhein participated in the National Academy of Future Physicians of Medical Science Academy this summer. She was able to network with some amazing doctors and plans to specialize in OB/GYN in her medical career.
Thompson Valley High School's spring production of "Big Fish" earned eight National Youth Arts awards: Outstanding Production; Outstanding Direction; Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical (Sam Strawbridge); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical (John Texeira); Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical (Melissa Foreman); Outstanding Costume Design (Debra Faber); Outstanding Lighting Design (Morgan Lessman & Jacob Gentrup); and Outstanding Set Design (Neil Faber). A regional award ceremony will be held September 18 at the D.L. Parsons Theatre in Northglenn.