THOMPSON ACCEPTED FOR WEST POINT SUMMER LEADERS
Peyton Thompson, a junior at Addison High School in Addison, Alabama has been selected to be among 1,000 attendees at West Point’s prestigious Summer Leaders Experience (SLE) in June.
More than 5,000 juniors nationwide applied to SLE, which offers outstanding high school juniors the opportunity to experience life at West Point. SLE attendees live in cadet barracks (dormitories), eat in Cadet Mess, and participate in academic, leadership, athletic, and military workshops. The one-week seminars are designed to help juniors with their college-selection process, while giving them an idea of the importance of leadership and sound decision-making in their education, careers, and lives, in general.
Congratulations to Bradley Poore (senior), Hannah
Mertens and Chloe Lee (8th grade) all of Addison High
School for landing on NewsCurrents’ Cartoon of the Week!
NewsCurrents is a weekly current events discussion program used
in the classroom in which students can enter a cartoon contest
and compete with other students in the nation. Because their
cartoons were selected, each of their cartoons were posted on
the NewsCurrents’ website for one week and they are now eligible
to win 1st, 2nd or 3rd place cash prizes.
Congratulations to the Addison Lady Bulldogs on their State Championship over Donoho. This year's championship was the fifth at the 1A level. A three-peat from 2003-05 and one in 2010 accounted for the others. Addison also won a 2A title in 2009. Summer Hinton rounded out a spectacular tournament with 12 kills, six digs, five aces and one block to earn MVP honors. She was joined on the All-State Tournament Team by fellow Bulldogs Jessy Taylor (12 kills, five blocks and three digs) and Holly Posey (29 assists, four digs, two kills and two blocks).
The Mission of Addison High School is to provide a solid educational foundation empowering and challenging our students to become lifelong learners with the ability to meet their maximum potential and to develop responsible citizens who are prepared to succeed in an ever-changing society.
Schools Purpose and Direction
The purpose of the Winston County Schools is to create excellence in providing youth with the encouragement, peer networks, and leadership skills necessary for them to make meaningful contributions to their communities and begin a life-long journey of leadership and service in the 21st century.