Pictured is RCHS athletic director Micah Ruehling presenting senior Lady Eagle Whitney Thompson and her team with a certificate for the TSSAA Distinguished Scholastic Achievement Award. First row, from left, are Emily Cheeks, Chloe Purser, Kenzie Freeman, Daylie Needham, Katie Loden, Micayla Keen and Cole Matthews. Second row, from left, are Amy Lewis, Kennedy Reed, Chloe Messimer, Molly Morgan, Tyra McClendon, Amber Boyd, Hope York and Carley Carder. Third (back) row, from left, are Megan Revis, Jessee Wallis, Shelby Thurman, Madison Rader, Kelsey Miles, Julie Brown and Amber Levi.
Published: 4:54 PM, 03/15/2013
Author: Ernie Harris Source: The Herald-News
The Rhea County High School Lady Eagles’ basketball team was recently honored for its classroom accomplishments when athletic director Micah Ruehling presented every member of the 2012-13 squad with the TSSAA Distinguished Scholastic Achievement Award.
The award is only given to teams who have maintained high academic standards in the classroom, and the Lady Eagles’, as a team, boast a 3.827 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
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