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Jan Schultz | Johnson Publications

CCS freshman Keirsten Colton took third place in keyboarding at the McCook Inter-High contest.

CCS brings home individual medal from McCook Inter-High Day

Keirsten Colton, a freshman at Chase County Schools, brought home the lone medal and certificate from a scholastic contest in McCook.

Colton placed third in keyboarding at the McCook Community College annual Inter-High Day competition held March 11.

For her third place finish, she received a certificate, medal and three free credit hours.

Four CCS students were registered for the contest, said 7-12 Principal Jon Lechtenberg.

McCook, Southwest and Medicine Valley High Schools all won the team academic titles in their respective divisions among the 15 area schools competing.

McCook High School won Division 1, Southern Valley was second and Perkins County third.

In Division 2, Southwest High School claimed the top prize, Cambridge was second and Hitchcock County third.

Medicine Valley High school won Division 3, Maywood was second and Wauneta-Palisade placed third.

Nearly 300 students took more than 500 tests in 31 educational areas. In each category, the first place winner received a $500 scholarship.

 

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