STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Highlights from last week’s 2008 GHSA Boys and Girls Basketball Championships as well as the AAASP Wheelchair Basketball Championship. Congratulations to:
- Class A Champions: Calvary Day Girls – Hancock Central Boys
- Class AA Champions: Wesleyan Girls and Boys
- Class AAA Champions: Kendrick Girls – Glenn Hills Boys
- Class AAAA Champions: SW DeKalb Girls – Columbia Boys
- Class AAAAA Champions: Stephenson Girls – Norcross Boys
- AAASP Champion: Atlanta Wolfpack
After finishing in 6th place at state in 2006, the Luella High Riflery team leaped forward finishing 3rd in 2007. The Lions are a young and talented group with senior and team captain Kyle Phillips leading the way.
ATLANTA – “A Georgia Great”
Marist School senior Kathleen Hersey completed her career with 13 state titles and is arguably the best high school swimmer in Georgia history. Hersey won 4 gold medals at the Pan American games, is ranked 6th in the world in the 200M Butterfly and has a very good chance at making the U.S. Olympic team.
KENNESAW – “The Mountain Top Café”
We take an early morning trip to Kennesaw Mountain High for a look at the student created Mountain Top Café, a coffee shop operated by exceptional education students. Open daily from 8:00 to 10:00 AM. the café sells cappuccino, coffee and other hot beverages to faculty, staff and students.
Rockdale County High junior Ansley Mitcham is a varsity cheerleader for the Bulldogs and carries an amazing 4.167 GPA. We recognize Ansley Mitcham as this week’s “Academic Athlete of the Week.”