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NPCC Hosted Annual Inter-High Scholastic Contests Day

The Maywood Tigers took Inter-High Day by the horns in North Platte on February 18th. They competed along-side twenty six other schools that attended the test day at North Platte Community College. Overall 726 tests were taken. Maywood had three individual medalists: juniors, Jace Walther and Calyn Werkmeister; and sophomore, JC VanDrimmelen. Jace Walther medaled second in the Athletic Training test. Calyn Werkmeister medaled second in the Literary Analysis test, and JC VanDrimmelen took 1st place in the Informational Technology test. Maywood high students will attend the Inter-High Day in McCook on Wednesday, March 18th.

What is Inter-High Scholastic Contests Day? Inter-High Day is a day where students go and take tests competing with other schools from all over the state. The mission for the contest is to engage students while on campus, test their academic knowledge, and increase their scholarship opportunities. Placing in the top three for your test awards you three free credit hours redeemable in summer classes the following summer. The credits are valid for on-campus, online, and distance learning courses. Along with the credit hours the top three placers also received medals relative to their placing. Five hundred dollar scholarships are awarded to all first place winners. If a senior does not attend an MPCC college after graduation can be re-awarded to a senior planning to attend an MPCC college by the high school guidance counselor. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place division winners will be awarded plaques. When you see your classmates in the halls, take a moment to congratulate them and wish them well on the upcoming competition.