The Clay County Academic Team recently won the state championship. The team competed at the Commissioner’s Academic Challenge, which is the state championship tournament for academic teams, at Walt Disney Word April 21-23. The team was selected after the regular high school academic seasons. Students qualified for the team by taking a placement test. The team practiced weekly from January until the competition in April. Clay County won the 2016 Commissioner’s Academic Challenge Division II State Championship by competing in four rounds of academic competition. The members of the team are; Nabeel Farooq- Junior –Ridgeview High School, Jaeger Henderson-Junior- Oakleaf High School, Erik Horning-Senior-Ridgeview High School, Michael Mancil-Junior- Orange Park High School, Daniel Olis-Junior- Ridgeview High School. The team is coached by Susan McInarnay, District Academic Coach, and Ken Remsen- Orange Park High Academic Coach. Each student received a $500 scholarship, a Florida High School Athletic Association ribbon, and a championship ring provided by Herff Jones. Nabeel Farooq was also chosen to represent Clay County on Team Florida and received an additional $1000 scholarship
Devon Fertil took 7th in Triple Jump
Marcus Gomez took 8th in Triple Jump.
Boys 4x800 Julian Suarez, Joel Nesi, Andrew Smith, Nathaniel Desgoutte took 8th place.
Girls 4x100 Paradise Atwell, Autumn Woodard, Aniya Marshall, Chereece McEwan took 7th place.
Chereece McEwan took 7th place in the 400 dash.
Cra'Sean Carey took 4th in Shot and Discus. She will advance to State Championship for both events!
Mozart Louis-Charles took 4th in Shot. He will advance to State Championship!
Please congratulate Ms. Susan McInarnay and her team Clay County Academic Team for winning the STATE Championship!! Three of our students, Nabeel Farooq, Erik Horning, and Daniel Olis are members of this team.
Each student on the team will receive a $500 scholarship, a medal and a championship ring.
Our very own Nabeel Farooq was selected from the team as a member of TEAM FLORIDA to represent FLORIDA at the NATIONAL level!
Congratulations our RHS BASEBALL team for winning the school’s FIRST DISTRICT TITLE in BASEBALL!! We are so proud of our players and coaches!
Congratulations and good luck to Nabeel Farooq, Erik Horning, and Daniel Olis who will represent Ridgeview High School on the Clay County Academic Team at their state tournament. The Commissioner’s Academic Challenge will take place Thursday – Saturday of this week. If you see these young men please offer your congratulations and good wishes.