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posted Mar 20, 2019, 5:32 AM by SWR5 Web Sites

On Tuesday, March 19, FFA members competed in the Area 11 LDE contest. Members who competed were Jacey Ball, Leland Colf, Laney Moore, Elizabeth Ross, Allison Corwin, Ryan Lawrence, Amy Reeves, Macy Colf and Teresa Tobey. 

Leland placed 1st in Advanced Public Speaking and will be going to districts. 

Elizabeth placed 1st in Division 1 Public Speaking and will be going to districts. 

Ryan placed 2nd in Creed and will be going to districts. 

Allison was alternate in Extemp speaking. 

The Knowledge team placed 2nd and will be competing at districts. Members include Ryan Lawrence (7th high individual), Amy Reeves (7th high individual), Macy Colf and Teresa Tobey.

Districts will be April 6th in Springfield! 

On Saturday, March 16, the Southwest FFA competed at Marshfield High School. Here are the results:

Dairy Cattle placed 7th

FFA Knowledge placed 13th

Food Science placed 4th with Jacey Ball placing 8th individually and Tim Deshields placing 9th

Horses placed 3rd with Bonnie Robbins placing 6th individually

Poultry placed 1st, Heather Windes placed 2nd, Trevor Sneed placed 4th, Lane Cargile placed 8th and Lacey Reeves placed 10th

Soils placed 1st,  Leland Colf placed 2nd, Laney Moore placed 3rd, Travis Sickles placed 4th and Allison Corwin placed 5th

Elizabeth Ross placed 2nd in Division 1 Speaking 

FAA Competes in first CDE Contest of the Year

posted Mar 4, 2019, 11:05 AM by SWR5 Web Sites

Southwest FFA competed in the first CDE (Career Development Event) contest of the year. Results are as follows:

Poultry placed 1st out of 15 teams. Team members are Lane Cargile, Lacey Reeves, Heather Windes, and Trevor Sneed.

Horses placed 2nd out of 11 teams. Team members are Bonnie Robbins, Tyler Miller, Karlea Holder, Staci Skelton, and Kamryn Jones.

Soils placed 2nd out of 10 teams. Team members are Laney Moore, Leland Colf, Travis Sickles, and Allison Corwin.

Dairy Cattle placed 8th out of 17 teams. Team members are Ty Howard, Samuel Jennings, Andy Cornell, and Emily Berry.

Food Science placed 4th out of 8 teams. Team members are Timothy Deshields, Eli Atkinson, Destiny Dulin, Aubry Cornell, and Jacey Ball.

FFA Knowledge placed 5th out of 11 teams. Team members are Ryan Lawrence, Macy Colf, Amy Reeves, and Teresa Thompson.


Track Practice Begins Monday, February 25

posted Feb 7, 2019, 9:46 AM by SWR5 Web Sites

Practice for the high school boys and girls track teams begins Monday, Feb. 25. Workouts the first week are from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Athletes need physicals and proof of insurance prior to practicing. Any questions, contact Coach Voyak at 479.422.5395 or svoyak@swr5.net.

NHS Applications Due March 7

posted Feb 7, 2019, 9:45 AM by SWR5 Web Sites

Applications for National Honor Society are due back to Mr. Voyak by Thursday, March 7. Late applications will not be accepted. Interviews will follow and the new members will be notified later in March. The induction ceremony will be in April. 

Laney Moore Earns FFA Speech Award

posted Dec 4, 2018, 10:41 AM by SWR5 Web Sites

Sophomore Laney Moore finished in the top 6 in the state at the Missouri Teach Agriculture speech competition recently. The Southwest FFA Adviser is Lena Alsup.

8 Volleyball Players Academic All-State

posted Dec 4, 2018, 10:39 AM by SWR5 Web Sites

A total of eight Southwest High School volleyball players earned Academic All-State honors, including: Seniors Heather Windes, Maggie Robbins, Lacey Reeves, Jacey Ball and Mariah Monday, and Sophomores Khloe Holder, Bonnie Robbins and Karma Romine. The girls combined for 51 A's and 4 B's and a combined grade-point average of 3.92, according to Coach Steve Voyak. "This is a amazing and speaks for itself," Voyak said. "I had three other players who did not letter, but played on the varsity, and all three of them would have made it as well, so we would have been 11 for 11 with our players, and that's incredible focus on academics." 

5 FFA Students Recognized at Speaking Competition

posted Nov 9, 2018, 5:31 AM by SWR5 Web Sites

Southwest FFA students Leland Colf, Emily Berry, Allison Corwin, McKenzie Smith and Laney Moore were all recognized at the recent Area 11 Fall Speaking Contest. Moore, a sophomore, earned first place in teaching agriculture category. Sophomores Leland Colf (Cattlemen), Emily Berry (Pet Breeders) and Allison Corwin (Young Farmers) all placed second. Also, McKenzie Smith, a junior, was an alternate in teaching agriculture. Southwest FFA is led Advisers Lena Alsup and Bill Caldwell.

Monett Defeats Lady Trojans

posted Oct 16, 2018, 6:45 AM by SWR5 Web Sites

Monett defeated Southwest in a non-conference game and regular season volleyball finale Monday night. The Cubs also won the JV game. The Lady Trojans are now off until Class 2 district play next Monday at Sarcoxie. They will play East Newton at 7:30 in the quarterfinals. 

Spikers Defeat Exeter on Senior Night

posted Oct 14, 2018, 3:04 PM by SWR5 Web Sites

The volleyball team downed Exeter Friday 25-5, 26-24 in a non-conference game and celebrated Senior Night with a win. Sophomore Brylee Wilson led the way with 8 kills and a block, while Senior Maggie Robbins was 13 for 13 serving with 2 aces and added 7 assists. The JV team lost in 2 sets. The Lady Trojans have a record of 10-17-1 as they finish the regular season Monday at Monett. They drew East Newton for the Class 2 District playoffs that start a week from Monday at Sarcoxie.

Southwest Spikers Down Gentry

posted Oct 9, 2018, 6:41 AM by SWR5 Web Sites

Southwest defeated Gentry 26-24, 25-13, 25-17 Monday night for Pink Out in a non-conference volleyball game. The Lady Trojans earned their 9th win of the season led by Seniors Heather Windes (16 assists and 15 for 15 serving), Jacey Ball (9 assists and 2 kills), Mariah Munday (21 digs and 13 kills) and Sophomore Bonnie Robbins (10 digs, 8 aces and 3 kills). The JV won its first set of the season, but lost in three sets, and the C team was competitive, but lost in 2 sets. The team returns to action Friday for Senior Night here against Exeter. The ceremony will be between the JV and varsity games. 

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