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10 SSHS Students Advancing From Region To State SkillsUSA In 4 Career Areas
Mar21

10 SSHS Students Advancing From Region To State SkillsUSA In 4 Career Areas

SSHS students competed in four career areas — Automotive Technology, Carpentry, Firefighting, and Robotics — at the SkillsUSA Regional Competition held recently. At least 10 SSHS students will be advancing to the State SkillsUSA Competition in Corpus Christi March 31-April 3, for their first-third (gold-bronze) place finishes. Medalists headed to state include, by career area, category and rank: Andy Soto and Jessica...

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SSHS Students Advance In Robotics, Culinary Arts SkillsUSA Competitions
Feb16

SSHS Students Advance In Robotics, Culinary Arts SkillsUSA Competitions

Sulphur Springs High School had 21 students compete at the District 5 SkillsUSA competition at Texas State Technical College in Waco on February 6-8, 2020. Robotics and Culinary Arts teams competed very well, advancing a total of four teams to state competition. The SSHS Robotics Team included (from left to right) Luis Ruiz, Kobe Walker, Isabelle Thesing, James Draper, Austin McCain, Matthew Robinson, Clancy Mayo, Stanley Alba, Emily...

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1 Culinary Arts Team, 2 Robotics Teams From SSHS Place At SkillsUSA Texas Championships
Apr11

1 Culinary Arts Team, 2 Robotics Teams From SSHS Place At SkillsUSA Texas Championships

Sulphur Springs High School had three teams that earned honors in robotics and culinary arts competitions at the SkillsUSA Texas Championships. Of the SSHS Culinary Arts students who advanced and competed at the state level in SkillsUSA in Corpus Christi this past weekend, the team of Melina Rivera and Valerie Lindsey competed in the Commercial Baking 3-5 Tier Job Demonstration event. Melina Rivera and Valerie Lindsey earned a perfect...

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Villarino, Carpenter Recognized As Top Seniors In SSHS Class of 2022
Apr13

Villarino, Carpenter Recognized As Top Seniors In SSHS Class of 2022

Joel Villarino and Dawson Pace Carpenter were recognized as the top seniors in the Sulphur Springs High School Class of 2022. Villarino, son of Mario Villarino and Leah Larsen, is this year’s valedictorian. Carpenter, son of Rodney and Nikki Carpenter, earned salutatorian honors with a 4.43 weighted grade point average. The pair have been friends since second grader when they were in the same class at Bowie Primary School. While...

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SSISD Tripling Internet Bandwidth District-Wide, Upgrading Security At SSHS
Jun30

SSISD Tripling Internet Bandwidth District-Wide, Upgrading Security At SSHS

Sulphur Springs High School Partnering with TWC To Offer New Innovative Class Through ‘Opportunity Now’ Program Sulphur Springs ISD will be tripling district’s internet bandwidth from 1 GB to 3GB to keep up with increased internet usage. An upgrade to security equipment at the high school this summer will also be preformed. The school district also plans to implement an “innovative” career and technology course...

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SSHS Students Receive More Than $3.1 Million In Scholarships, Awards
May23

SSHS Students Receive More Than $3.1 Million In Scholarships, Awards

Sulphur Springs High School seniors have received more than $3.1 million in scholarships and financial awards, which were announced during Thursday afternoon’s Senior Awards Ceremony. The 27 SSHS 12th graders ranked in the top 10 percent of the graduating seniors were also all recognized as UIL scholars. Nearly half of the amount announced Thursday, an estimated $1.5 million, went to students planning to enter the military....

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Burnett, Snyder Win Top Honors In SkillsUSA Texas Automotive Service Technology Contest
Apr22

Burnett, Snyder Win Top Honors In SkillsUSA Texas Automotive Service Technology Contest

Sulphur Springs High School Auto Technology students Jessica Snyder and Jackson Burnett competed in the state level after earning top honors in the District SkillsUSA Texas competition. Snyder and Burnett earlier in the spring semester won first and second place honors in the SkillsUSA Texas District 5 Automotive Service Technology contest, for which they received awards from Gulf States Toyota, according to SSHS auto tech instructor...

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Several SSHS Students Advancing To State In CTO Competitions
Feb13

Several SSHS Students Advancing To State In CTO Competitions

Sulphur Springs High School has six career and technical organizations that students can join. As part of their Career and Technical Education Month celebration, representatives of each group this week updated the Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees on recent activities. BPA SSHS BPA Officers The SSHS Business Professionals of America Chapter has been involved in competitions. Eleven qualified for state and...

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SSHS Seniors Awarded More Than $3.3 Million In Scholarships, Awards At Ceremony — Part 2
May18

SSHS Seniors Awarded More Than $3.3 Million In Scholarships, Awards At Ceremony — Part 2

Sulphur Springs High School seniors Thursday night received more than $3.3 million in scholarship offers and other awards. Several students were the recipient of more than one award, some received offers from more than one institution, others received large awards or multiple awards from their chosen school. Rhett Reid has been offered a $4,0000 Academic Achievement Award from the University of Texas at Tyler, a $24,000 University of...

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SSHS FCCLA Students Advance to State
Feb12

SSHS FCCLA Students Advance to State

Several Sulphur Springs High School students in FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America), advanced to state competition at the Region III FCCLA Meeting in Waco this past weekend. Twenty-three students took part in the competition. State qualifiers include Zoe Wilson who took second place in Career Investigation and Mia Hicks who was first in Career Investigation, Senior Division. In Culinary competition, the team of Ana...

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