Scholastic Scrimmage Success
Parkland High School's Scholastic Scrimmage Varsity and JV teams competed the first weekend in June in the National Academic Championship tournament in Washington, DC.
Competing against more than 100 teams from as far away as Guam, our Varsity team played eleven matches in quick succession, beating one opponent after the other to win the whole thing! Members of the Varsity team are as follows:
Sahil Inaganti - MVP
Jack Blizard - sports, humanities, and math specialist
Arjun Vedantham - expert in science and computer programming, among many other subjects
Nikhil Sunder - knows things that no one else knows
Hasun Noh - music and religion expert
Valmiki Kothare - tasked with developing Parkland's JV squad
4.0 GPA Achievement
Seniors who achieved
a GPA of 4.0
for Seven Consecutive
at Parkland High School:
|Thwisha Anantasagar||Nicholas Furry||Victoria Maybruck|
|John Angelella||Mackenzie Galucy||Rachel McLeod|
|Abigail Bartynski||Ryan Gaspar||Brandon Miskanic|
|Nathan Berger||Adriana Goetz Morales||Saniya Pangare|
|Austin Bilous||Louise Gottwald||John Panny|
|Julianna Bilski||Nehali Gupta||Ritu Patel|
|John Blizard||Priyanka Hanumaihgari||Evan Poremsky|
|Timothy Boyer||Ethan Holub||Rayhan Rahman|
|Minahil Chaudhry||Christine Hutchinson||Theodore Reinhard|
|Jackie Cheng||Austin Imler||Kaitlyn Rothwell|
|Sarah Clapham||Seana Isaac||August Schwartz|
|Amanda Clewell||Rhea Kadakia||Shelby Staib|
|Carolyn Cohen||Aanika Kapoor||Katie Steckel|
|Danielle Colapietro||Saad Khan||Savannah Stern|
|Coltrane Conner||Hani Kitabwalla||Kassidy Stout|
|Claire Courter||Adam Klinger||Sriyaa Suresh|
|William Dacey||Grace Knauss||Michael Toland|
|Ava Del Rio||Christopher Konya||Sabrina Toland|
|Jason Dratch||Valmiki Kothare||Mia Wanyo|
|Madison Dugan||Jenna Kshatri||Daniel Wilcox|
|Kelly Dulaney||Aidan LaPenta||Riley Williamson|
|Alison Fang||Olivia Latshaw||Emily Wolff|
|Katelyn Faust||Conrad Lee||Murong Yao|
|Jason Feichtel||Mark Leiby||Julia Young|
|Megan Fenstermaker||Giavanna Litz||Matthew Zager|
|Seth Fine||Matthew Liu||Madison Zaun|
|Jenna Folk||Teagan Mangahas||Kaylea Zhang|
Two Parkland High School students won the Lehigh Valley Ambassadors for Organ and Tissue Donation and Gift of Life Program's Poster Contest for middle school and high school students.
Kyleigh Haas - 1st place and Delilah Jabbour - 3rd place
One Parkland High School student placed in the 14th annual Gift of Life Essay Contest for the Lehigh Valley Ambassadors for Organ and Tissue Donation.
Gabriel Ramirez - 2nd place
National History Day in PA State Contest
Parkland High School participated in the National History Day state-level competition at Carlisle High School in Carlisle.
The following group won 1st place and will be going to the National History Day National Competition in College Park, Maryland in June.
Students: Ankhitha Manjunatha and Akshatha Manjunatha (10th grade)
Title: Save Yourself, or Save Thousands?: How the Tragedy of One led to the Triumph over Persecution
Project: Group Website
Another Parkland student, Jacob Roth (11th grade), won the Irwin M. Marcus Award from The Pennsylvania Historical Association for his senior paper about Pennsylvania history titled Bethlehem Steel: The Rise and Fall of an Industrial Titan. He received a certificate, a monetary gift, and his paper will be published in a future edition of Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies.
Fitness Team National Competition
Parkland High School's Fitness Team participated in the Marine Corps National Youth Physical Fitness Competition in Fort Indiantown Gap in May. The entire team performed admirably and had its best showing all season.
The Parkland Boys team placed 3rd with individual medals going to seniors Joe Smith, Anthony DeLeon, Michael DeLeon, and Neil Melcher.
On the Girls team freshman Rysha Jimenez also earned an individual medal for her performance.
Parkland's Nationals Team included: Danielle Colapietro, Georgi Butch, Brooke Penrod, Rysha Jimenez, Marie Danks, Allison Carr, Neka Lewis, Sahaira Martinez, Charlize Cuadrado, Lexi Sayegh, Joe Smith, Michael DeLeon, Anthony DeLeon, Neil Melcher, Ansh Patel, Greg Muniz-Rodriguez, Joerick Fuentes, and Abdiel Hernandez-Luciano
State Science Fair Competition
Parkland students presented at the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science on May 20 at Penn State University. Parkland High School had nineteen 1st place awards, and the following 1st-place winners had perfect scores:
Prathysha Kothare, Ankhitha Manjunatha, Tanya Mehta, Sohaib Nauman