School District Students Compete in Annual Track Meet
Left, a Jefferson Elementary School student sits next to the school’s mascot, the eagle. The school won it’s first- ever Spirit Jug Wednesday. (City-Times photo)
By Donnelly Clare
Thousands of students from the Stevens Point Public School District took part in the 44th Annual Elementary School Track meet held at Goerke Park this week.
Students wore school colors on their clothes, faces and hair in an effort to display the best school spirit.
The two- day event took place May 28 & 29 and pitted area fifth and sixth graders’ physical meddle against each other in various track & field events. Events included shot put, long jump, hurdles and tug of victory (also known as “tug of war”).
Points were awarded to students based on individual effort and team skills. Jefferson Elementary earned the highest point total, which garnered the school it’s first- ever win for the Spirit Jug, a traveling trophy vied for each year.
The top five finishers in the one- mile run are:
Fifth Grade Boys 1 Mile Run: Jake Lepak of McDill, 6:24.68; Tristan Sernau of Kennedy, 6:43.98; Isaac Williams of Bannach, 6:48.64; Matthew Lange of Bannach 6:49.28; Nicholas Misiewicz of Nicholas Kennedy, 6:55.62.
Fifth Grade Girls 1 Mile Run: Madeline Hyland of Bannach, 6:36.98; Jayden Jones of Bannach 6:48.53; Kamryn Meixner of Washington, 7:19.74; Ashlyn Vlcko of Roosevelt, 7:21.57; Faith Kitowski of Roosevelt, 7:24.62.
Sixth Grade Boys 1 Mile Run: Armando Perez of Plover- Whiting, 5:42.32; Blake Milkowski of Bannach, 5:43.02; Brett Her of McDill, 5:59.95; Cole Caufield of Madison, 6:23.79; Benjamin Brogan of McKinley, 6:30.09.
Sixth Grade Girls 1 Mile Run: Sierra Hefferan of Washington, 6:46.99; Rhiannon Bembenek of McKinley, 6:49.68; Brynn Beversdorf of Washington, 6:53.35; Grace Belson of Washington, 6:54.60; Renee Hinchcliffe of McDill, 7:01.40.
All other results can be found here.