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Trego Eagles compete at annual Art Competition

Art Show
Displaying their finished work, TCHS students wait eagerly for the judges to pick which piece of art they like best.

By Cambrie Kemp
On Wednesday, January 18, six art students at Trego Community High School were asked to attend the annual art competition. This year’s competition took place at Hill City High School.

Each school was allowed to bring up to six students to compete. Students were required to complete an art piece with the theme “Technology Growth and Advancement from 1910 to Modern Day.” All groups were given a blank canvas and three hours to create and complete their finished piece with only ten minutes of advice from their instructor once the work had begun. After the three hours were up, the final work was judged by Joel Dugan, who attends FHSU.

Although Trego didn’t take a place this year, everyone agreed that it was a great learning experience. After being asked what her favorite part about attending the art show, Katie Ward responded with, “being able to communicate with everyone.”

Overall, everyone had a great time and enjoyed competing against the other schools.

Those students who attended were Brandon Swart, Katie Ward, Cambrie Kemp, Emmitt Owens, Valerie Scott, and Ruchi Bhakta.

Meet Emmit Owens

Meet Emmit Owens
Playing basketball all four years, Emmit Owens has often excelled on the court

By Michael Knight
Knowing this will be his last year in high school, senior Emmit Owens plans to go to Pratt College for lineman schooling after he graduates

Making his last year memorable, Owens is spending time with friends and making sure he makes his last high school year the best he can. Owens stated” I’m hanging with friends on the weekends, and living everyday to the fullest.”

Thinking back on the classes he has taken through the years Owens mentioned  lifetime sports as his favorite  "because we play sports every day.” However, Owens stated, that his least favorite class is English because he finds it boring.

Reflecting on his years in high school, Owens wishes he would have studied a bit more to achieve higher grades. He also regrets not playing football.

Owens believes that the underclassman should be striving to be their best and never settle for barely passing, saying, “Do whatever it takes to achieve greatness; don’t settle for average.”


Cooking up some fun

Ean Mong
Chef Ean shows freshman Dylan Johnson how to correctly dice a tomato during the Culinary Essential class.
By Gracie Hickson
The Culinary Essential class had the privilege to be instructed by Chef Ean Mong on January 11.

Local chef, Ean Mong came back TCHS to teach the cooking class how to make crème brulee and bruchetta. Mong graduated from TCHS and then graduated from cooking school in Las Vegas. Mong shared his story of his desire to become a chef from working at the Western KS Saloon and Grill at age 16. Mong currently is a private chef and government food inspector.

Students commented on how they benefited from Chef Ean.

Student Rylee Spencer commented, “I learned chopping and the proper ways to cut things.”

Cooper Desormiers noted that Chef Ean inspired him with leadership.


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