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Student Congress Team State and National Qualifier Championship

Our Hawks have done it again! On November 2&3, the Horace High School’s Student Congress team led by Nathan Amberg, Kathleen Bolstad, and Cassidy Hughes attended the state tournament and won! Horace had 14 students place at the state tournament. The rankings are as following.

Senate – Nadir Mohamed 3rd

House I – Maggie Dick, Presiding Officer; Jordan Graves State Champion, Veda 6th

House II – Keagen Kratcha Runner-Up; Ryan Benson 4th; Hannah Stevermer 8th

House III – Britta Soderholm 8th

House IV – Isabel Flanagan, Presiding Officer; Nora Aeilts 3rd

House V – Amour Mach 3rd; Charlotte Lovejoy 4th

House VI – Isaak Mohamed Runner-Up; Lucy Scherbenske 3rd

Additionally, we had Ethan Frisch, Griffin Terras, Corinne Schmidt, and Jayla Ridout contribute to this team’s success. Congratulations to our state champions! We are so proud of these Hawks and all the work they put into their activities!

Last but certainly not least, a round of applause to all of our national qualifier competitors! We had 12 competitors enter and we walked out with 3 qualifiers and 3 alternates. Results included…

Senate – Nadir, Qualifier; Veda, 2nd Alternate

House – Jordan, Qualifier; Keagen, Qualifier; Jayla, 2nd Alternate; Maggie, 3rd Alternate (Finals PO)

And a huge round of applause to all Hawk competitors who didn’t place but still did amazing at qualifiers: Griffin Terras, Britta Soderholm, Amour Mach, Nora Aeilts, Charlotte Lovejoy, and Isabel Flanagan!

The Congress team worked hard in preparation for the state and national qualifier tournament over the November 2-4 weekend. Team Captain Jordan Graves shares how this team prepared for the tournament. “We saw great collaboration in the different subcategories of teams for their topics. There was a lot of hard work going into being prepared for state.”

The team won both State and National Qualifiers and it’s all thanks to the wonderful competitors and their amazing coaches.

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