The Winner and Runner up were 8th graders from Tescott - Taylor - Champion and Jackie - Runner-up
Ottawa County Spelling Bee Moderator Danton McDiffett (middle)
Lauryn from Bennington JH - 8th grader - was 3rd (not pictured) - Our Kids did a great job!!! Looking forward to next year's contest...
INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) is pleased to announce that Curtis Nightingale, current BJH/BHS Principal, former Assistant Principal/Athletic Director at Pratt High School, has been recognized by this association as a Certified Master Athletic Administrator.
To earn this distinction, Curtis has demonstrated exemplary knowledge, contributions and on-going professional development in the field of interscholastic athletic administration. The voluntary certification process included a thorough evaluation of the candidate's educational background, experience, NIAAA Leadership Courses and professional contributions. It is culminated with a practical written project.
Curtis Nightingale is one of a very elite group of interscholastic athletic administrators nationwide to attain this level of professionalism.
The NIAAA is a national professional organization consisting of all 50 state athletic administrator associations and more than 10,000 individual members. It is dedicated to promoting the professional growth of high school athletic administrators and preserving the educational nature of interscholastic athletics and the place of these programs in the secondary school curriculum.