Photos: Satchel Harris and Grace Beckham
The Mountain Home High School FBLA chapter, in partnership with the Mountain Home Education Foundation (MHEF), has announced this year’s Mr. and Miss MHHS. The winners are Satchel Harris and Grace Beckham. They will each receive $1,000 scholarships from the MHEF. The first runners-up are Tanner Burnham and Emma Martin who will each receive $500 scholarships. Finishing as second runners-up and receiving $250 scholarships are Jefferson Hodges and McKenzie Paden.
Photos: Tanner Burnham and Emma Martin
Contestants for Mr. and Miss MHHS were selected by the faculty based on student achievement while in high school. The faculty considered school spirit, school involvement, academic achievement, leadership, career goals, community involvement and attitude when selecting these students.
Photo: Jefferson Hodges and McKenzie Paden
The MHHS FBLA chapter began sponsoring this event in 1966, and more than 10 years ago, the MHEF partnered with FBLA to provide the $3,500 in scholarship awards.
The round-one interview process this year was different due to COVID-19, requiring social distancing. Candidates submitted a two-three-minute interview video to the interview team, consisting of Mountain Home Public Schools alumni. These interviews were scored based on a rubric.
Candidates who submitted their round-one interview were: Grace Beckham, Isabella Bevel, Carsen Cotter, Sydney Czanstkowski, Mackenzie Dunavan, Anna Grace Foreman, Olivia Harcourt, Dorothy Olivia Hill, Leah Jackson, Suzanne Lynne, Abby Martin, Ashlynn Martin, Emma Martin, McKenzie Paden, Shelby Williams, Daisy Woodbury, Kennedy Wyatt, Robert Allen, Sam Arp, Tanner Burnham, Shadd Darracq, Case Duren, Satchel Harris, Jefferson Hodges, William Knox, Hudson Pace, Dominic Pizzimenti, Beau Hunter Preis and Jacob Pyeatt.
From the first interview, the finalists were selected to return for a more in-depth Zoom-format interview on April 21. Those finalists were: Grace Beckham, Isabella Bevel, Carsen Cotter, Sydney Czanstkowski, Anna Grace Foreman, Suzanne Lynne, Abby Martin, Emma Martin, McKenzie Paden, Shelby Williams, Tanner Burnham, Shadd Darracq, Case Duren, Satchel Harris, Jefferson Hodges, William Knox, Hudson Pace, Dominic Pizzimenti, Beau Hunter Preis and Jacob Pyeatt.
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