Thursday, March 6, 2014

LifeSmarts team places first in state

Congratulations to the LifeSmarts team consisting of Kira Kirk (RB), Grant Gould (RB), Chandler Randol (RB), and Loyal Carpenter (HHS) for placing first in the Missouri LifeSmarts Championship, February 26, 2014 in Jefferson City. They competed against 11 other Missouri teams to take the top spot. Awards were also given for top individual test scores. Grant Gould received top honors for Heath and Safety and Loyal Carpenter for Personal Finance. The contest consists of a written test in a content area, a team activity, 2 rounds of quiz show like questioning on stage and two additional rounds on stage as finalists. The team will represent Missouri in Orlando, Florida, April 26-29th at the National LifeSmarts Competition. The LifeSmarts team is coached by Dr. Janet Bagby and Jo Ann Carpenter.

The LifeSmarts competition prepares students to enter the real world as smart adult consumers. Competitors are tested on their knowledge of consumer rights and responsibilities, environment, health and safety, personal finance and technology.
Coaches, JoAnn Carpenter, Janet Bagby, Grant Gould, Kira Kirk, Loyal Carpenter and Chandler Randol

 Grant Gould received top score in Health and Safety test

Loyal Carpenter received top score in Personal Finance test

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