Entries by Danielle Bennett

Smith Presents Anderson With December Arrangement of the Month

By: Callie Timmerberg, Contributing Writer Matt Smith, CHS principal, selected high school paraprofessional Justin Anderson to receive the December arrangement of the month. Smith chose Anderson for this honor because Anderson wants his students to succeed in their education here at CHS. Anderson’s goal as a paraprofessional is to ensure that each student is being […]

CHS Football Players Chosen for 2017 KRES All-Star Team

By: Rebecca Hudson, Contributing Writer Brett Huffington and Kaiden Davenport, Centralia High School seniors, were chosen for the KRES All-Star Football team this year. Huffington was an offensive lineman for Centralia, and Davenport was a defensive back. They were recognized on December 13, 2017, at the KRES All-Star Football Banquet in the MACC auditorium. Huffington […]

Brooks, Durant, Eikel Chosen for Centralia All-Tournament Team

By: Madison Smith, Contributing Writer Nicholas Brooks, John Durant and Olivia Eikel were chosen for the All-Tournament Team during the Centralia Tournament. Each participating coach in the tournament votes for ten other players they believe deserve this award. Athletes who receive the top ten votes are the players who make the team. Each player’s performance […]

Panther Pride Marching Band Participates at Competition

By:  Rebecca Hudson, Contributing Writer On Saturday, October 14 and Saturday, October 21, the Centralia Panther Pride Marching Band attended band competition. Overall, they won seven trophies. The Centralia Panther Pride Marching Band participated at Monroe City Competition on October 14 and won two trophies. In parade performance, the band earned outstanding color guard and, in […]

Centralia Panther Pride Marching Band Wins First in Field Competition

By: Rebecca Hudson Contributing Writer On Saturday, September 23, 2017, the Centralia Panther Pride Marching Band went to Wright City for competition. Between the band and the color guard, they won eight awards. The Panther Pride Marching Band works really hard to prepare for these competitions. They have been practicing before school at 6:45 a.m. […]

CHS Students Audition For District Honors Band

By: Samantha Allen, Contributing Writer About three weeks ago, on November 11th, the Centralia Panther Pride Marching Band took several students to audition for the District Honors Band. Our district is the largest in the state–it ranges from Columbia to Kirksville and across to Troy Buchanan. The students who earned honors were  Lauren Hoffman, Brandon […]

CHS Students Earn All-Conference Honors

By: Samantha Allen, Contributing Writer On Thursday, November 16, 2017, the Centralia Panther Pride Marching Band took several students to audition for the Clarence County Conference Band. Rebecca Hudson, Danielle Sims, Lauren Hoffman, Liz Crockett, Kaitlyn Stankevich, Dillon Dunn, Kyle Haskell, Brandon Moore, Clayton Thomas, Hannah Adkisson, Wesley Reddington, AJ Tuggle and Aaron Richterkessing earned […]

Truman and Mary Coolley Agricultural Scholarship Available

Scholarship Opportunity Available The Truman and Mary Coolley Agricultural Scholarship is now available on the Counseling Scholarship website. “The Truman and Mary Coolley Agricultural Scholarship was established to assist Audrain County and Boone County students graduating from Centralia High School, or Centralia High School Graduates already enrolled in college/university/technical or trade school.  Preference is given […]

FFA November/December SAE Spotlight: Brooke Schnarre

By: Mary Kate Sullivan, Contributing Writer The Centralia High School FFA advisers selected junior Brooke Schnarre for the November/December Supervised Agricultural Experience spotlight. Schnarre is the daughter of Darin and Christy Schnarre, and she is involved in varsity cheerleading, orchestra, National Honor Society and FFA.   Schnarre restores antique tractors for part of her SAE. […]

Freeman Signs with Truman University

By: Madi Taylor, Contributing Writer On October 30, 2017, Jaymi Freeman, CHS senior, signed with Truman State University to play college softball. Freeman felt like Truman was a good fit for her. She said, “I love the family environment and the opportunities Truman will give me to grow as a student and an athlete. It […]