Point of Pride Awards for February 2023

February 23, 2024

On Tuesday, February 20, 2024, the CMCSS School Board presented the following Point of Pride awards to students, faculty, and staff.

ACT Perfect Score

Cade Deterding is a Rossview High School student who made a perfect score on his ACT exam. The perfect composite score is 36. This score is an average of the four section scores for English, Math, Reading, and Science. Getting a perfect score on the ACT is very rare. Out of the nearly 2 million students who take the ACT across America, only around 0.3% of students earn a perfect ACT score.

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Conference

Austin Mason, Brooke Mangrum, and Tyler Mills from Montgomery Central High School competed in the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Conference. Austin, Brooke, and Tyler earned top honors at the competition.

Austin Mason won 1st Place in Interviewing Skills ($15,000 scholarship)
Brooke Mangrum won 2nd Place in Lesson Plan Development and Modification ($8,000 scholarship)
Tyler Mills scored a 98.5 in the highly competitive Toys that Teach category

State of Tennessee Art Review and Showcase

Areen David is a second grader at Rossview Elementary School, whose artwork won 2nd Place in the State of Tennessee Art Review and Showcase. Areen’s work will be on display at the TN State Museum from March until May of this year.

All-State Musicians

CMCSS students auditioned and were selected to perform in an all-state ensemble. These students auditioned and competed against students across the state to earn one of the limited seats in the all-state ensembles. Students will get to rehearse and perform with other talented musicians from across the state in April.

From Clarksville High School, Mac Mackdanz – All-State Band (Mr. Gaskill, director)

From Montgomery Central High School, Andrew Wall – All-State Choir (Mrs. Rouse, director)

From Rossview High School:
Jamie Noland – All-State Band (Mr. Reynolds, director) and
Elizabeth Stevens – All-State Choir (Mrs. Waugh, director)

Honor Band of America

Jaden Steele is from Northeast High School and through a competitive national audition, Jaden was selected for the Honor Band of America. Jaden will get the opportunity to perform with the ensemble in March under the direction of Col. Timothy Holtan, the Leader and Commander of the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own.”

TSSAA Bowling

Northwest High School’s Unified Bowling Team along with Coach Guevara and Coach Jenkins were the Runner-up in TSSAA State Bowling Championship. The team includes:

Bandon Loreto
Chrissalee Lawrence
Juan “Jay” Cota
Jashaun Williams
Akeyla Farmer
Joseph “JoJo” Richardson
Kayla Taylor
Michael Thompson
Deonta Crawford
Mackinzie McPeak
Analiese Poe

National High School Cheerleading Competition (NHSCC)

The Clarksville High School Wildcats Cheer Team along with Coach Thurman and Coach Kinslow won the Bronze Medal in D1 Small Varsity Game Day Division with 3, zero deduction routines at the National High School Cheerleading Competition in Orlando.

The cheerleaders on the team are:

Anna Grace Parker
Marie Brock
Ari Sohn
Jamiyah Leeks
Blair Butcher
Chloe Blevins
Ella Gallagher
Julie Alford
Kinsley Savage
Madalynne Brunner
McKenna Carbin
Sania Baugh
Ella Roberts
Kennedy Lang
Graham Bryant
Laney Rogers
Peyton Hay
Aubrie Hardy
Mayleigh Carbin
Shaliah Griffey
Ava Austin
Kylee Claret

Congratulations to all of the students, faculty, and staff on their achievements!