Slaughter Community Charter School had 11 students qualifying at the district rally to compete at the State Literary Rally slated for April 25 at LSU.
In all, 29 students from the school traveled to Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond on March 21 to compete in the Southeast Louisiana District Literary Rally.
More than 2,700 students from 69 schools participated in 44 literary events. Both district and state tests are constructed by college and university personnel using guidelines established by the Louisiana High School Rally Association and adapted from the Louisiana Department of Education’s comprehensive curriculum guides, grade-level expectations and content standards, according to Southeastern.
Qualifying were Bryson Bond, Biology II; Logan Box, English III; Ashlyn Ellender, American history; Jordyn Loftin, geography; Chelsea Morgan, geometry; Valerie Nunez, biology; Andrew Peterson, Algebra I; Danielle Ramsey, English II; Tristyn Sexton, English I; Rebecca Shields, civics; and Zachary Young, physical science.
Six SCCS students won first place in their divisions, qualifying them for a $100 Southeastern Louisiana University scholarship. They were Nicholas Adams, Logan Box, Chelsea Morgan, Andrew Peterson, Danielle Ramsey and Rebecca Shields.
Other Slaughter Charter competitors included Logan Bourgeois, Krista Box, Autumn Corban, Case Corban, Destiny Davis, Braylon Dunn, Katlyn Forbes, Jayci Fulkerson, Gabriel Gustafson, Sabrina Hayes, Ariel Jessup, Adrienne King, Randi Martin, Larinso Morgan, Mackenzi Newman, Ashlynn Taylor and Deonesha Woodridge.