School Briefs – Feb. 20

Christianson earns Coach of the Year

Homer High School Drama, Debate and Forensics coach Amy Christianson was named Coach of the Year at the DDF State Tournament at Eagle River High School over the weekend.
Her team took fourth in Lincoln-Douglas Debate, third and fifth in Dramatic Interpretation, sixth in Duo Interpretation, fourth in Duet Acting, fourth in Expository Speaking and fifth in Pantomime.The team also earned both the Academic and Sportsmanship Awards.

The tenors take it

Homer High School choir students participated in the mass choir festival last week, with students Joseph Cardoza, Caveh Anderson and Riley Christianson among five selected tenor soloists.

Homer makes waves at Ocean Bowl

Two teams from Homer High competed in the 2013 National Ocean Science Bowl in Seward last weekend against 25 other Alaska teams. Teams competed in: research paper, research presentation, Remote Operated Vehicle construction and contest and the National Ocean Science Quiz Bowl.
Team Salmonids: Logan Reveil, Molly Mitchell, Aurora Waclawski, Barae Hirsch and Nolan Bunting researched how the Kachemak Bay estuary relates to the local salmon fishery. They earned twelfth place with their research paper, fifth place in the Quiz Bowl and eighth place overall.
That Dam Team: Axel Gillam, Dylan Faulkner, Katherine Dolma and Adi Davis researched optimizing electrical production of the Bradley Lake Power Dam while protecting the associated estuaries. They earned fourth place with their research presentation, first place in the ROV contest and tenth place overall.

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  1. Amy Christianson says:

    Please note – I was not named Coach of the Year this year. I was Coach of the Year last year, and as such, presented the award to Val Spencer, the Head Coach of Eagle River DDF.

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