to be a Panther
Congratulations to Park Hill High School senior Ari Staggs and Park Hill South seniors, Sophia Nguyen, Ryan Kempton and Tessa Mitchell for being selected as Semifinalists in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Ysabella Olsen, a junior at Park Hill South High School, was elected to represent the State of Missouri as the HOSA - Future Health Professionals Vice President of Membership.
Congratulations to Park Hill South High School student Lucy Hamilton for being recognized as a 2022 winner of The University of Missouri's Creating Original Music Project; a statewide competition that recognizes Missouri students (K-12) who compose original works in a variety of musical styles.
Rouida Siddiqui, an incoming senior at Park Hill South High School, recently earned recognition as a QuestBridge College Prep Scholar.
Fifteen Park Hill High School and Park Hill South High School DECA students earned recognition at the State Career Development Conference. Milkey Sarbessa from Park Hill High School was elected to serve as the Missouri State DECA president for the 2022-2023 school year, and Faith Moise was elected to serve as a Missouri representative leader.
Students from Park Hill South High School participated in the MSHAA One-Act Play competition at the state level. The Park Hill South theater program took first place in the preliminary round and fourth place in the final round for their piece, “Elephant’s Graveyard.”
Twenty-seven Park Hill School District students earned awards from the KC Scholars program this year. This program, started by the Kauffman Foundation, awarded scholarships of up to $10,000 a year to students across the region, including students from across the Park Hill School District.
Students from Park Hill High School and Park Hill South High School received nominations and awards for Starlight Theatre’s Blue Star Awards.
Thirteen students from across the Park Hill School District earned honors in the state and national SkillsUSA competition through the Northland Career Center.
Park Hill and Park Hill South high schools’ robotics teams, the Trobots and Electro-Magnetic Panthers, competed in the FIRST Robotics Competition.
Park Hill South High School's HOSA Chapter (future health professionals) competed in the annual Missouri State Leadership Competition. Students who placed in the top three will advance to the International Leadership Conference this summer.
The Park Hill High School and Park Hill South High School yearbook staffs received the Gallery of Excellence award from the Walsworth Publishing Company.
Park Hill and Park Hill South high school students on the newspaper, yearbook and broadcast staffs brought home awards from the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association and Missouri Journalism Education Association’s 2022 Journalism Day.
Sid Suvarna, a recent graduate from Park Hill South High School, is a National Merit Scholar. Approximately 1.5 million students entered the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program, and only 7,500 students earned National Merit Scholar awards.
The 2022 Missouri Scholars Academy chose six students from across the Park Hill School District to attend its summer program at the University of Missouri.