Cassville Intermediate School students earn fitness awards
Cassville Intermediate School students participated in the Presidential Fitness Challenge test in March and April. The Presidential Fitness Challenge helps motivate children to have active lifestyles and is a tool to help students set fitness goals.
During physical education classes, students were tested in the following categories: sit and reach flexibility; 30-foot quickness shuttle run; one-half mile and one mile endurance runs; abdominal strength; and upper body strength.
Students who scored at or above the 85th percentile on all five tests received the Presidential Award. The National Award was given to students who scored at or about the 50th percentile in all five categories.
Presidential awards were presented to Lauren Turner, Nathan Dick, Shannon Haney, Kamryn Jaques, Damaris Taylor, Brianna Hemphill, Nathan Garnett, Gregory Hunter, Jaden Davis and Logan Tolbert.
National Award winners are listed below by grade level.
Third grade: Jordyn Stafford, Gavin Moore, Drake Reese, Angelo Sobrero, Kyle Brattin, Allie Coones, Patrick Dunker, Russell Dunker, Joshua Holz, Tyler Lamia-Beck, Olivia McCrackin, Holden McCrary, Dazee Williams, Olivia Holman, Zane Mebruer, Cole O'Neill, Robert Preddy, Mayra Serrano, Tanner Thomas, Brett Cooper, Pace Evans, Monte Lucas, Daniel Medina and Emily Sandoval.
Fourth grade: Deven Bates, Lauren Cornett, Jarrett Crouthamel, Kade Hayward, MacKenzie High, Carson Jacobson, Kya Kraft, Jayda Brattin, Devon Johnson, Jonathan Medina, Bowen Preddy, Quinn Cook, Angelina Liggett, Alexis Mann, Devin Mitchell, Kel Wilson, Michaela Cotton, Cameron Hendrix, Eli Herrin, Kennedy Parnell, Logan White, Bryson Wilderbruer, Lena Greene, Natalie McNeill, Shadyn Minton, Pamela Velasquez, Gabrielle Johnson, Jillian Hang, Madry McCrackin, Alexa Perez and Carson Roller.
Fifth grade: Dylan McCormack, Vance Supulver, Cheyenne Westfall, Kaitlyn Stockton, Chloe Thomas, Logan Carlin, Rhiannon Johnson, Samantha Medina, Maci Roberts, Callie Beagle, Haven Dailey, Ethan Hoppes, Cole Jackson, Lue Tankersley, Anthony Tolbert, Megan Cornett, Cale Jackson, Reilly Nichols, Alexis Ozbun, Noah Parsons, Samantha Blangger and Clarissa Brattin.
In addition to the traditional awards, Nathan Garnett and Ethan Hoppes were recognized for setting new school records. Hoppes completed the one-mile endurance run in six minutes and 25 seconds, and Garnett completed the shuttle run in 8.7 seconds and performed 17 pull-ups in the upper body strength component.