Posted March 1, 2015
East Mountain High School sent a team of over two dozen competitors to the 2015 New Mexico Speech and Debate State Championships, held between February 26th and February 28th in Los Alamos. Due to significant weather problems, the tournament had to be cut short and winners announced after just two rounds of competition. Senior Adelynn Nee won state championship honors in Humorous Interpretation and senior Emilie Reese earned a state championship in Expository Speaking. Nee also earned second place in U.S. Extemporaneous Speaking. EMHS was also awarded the New Mexico Speech School of Honor designation for overall team performance.
Posted February 27, 2015
Renaya Demarest, ’15, has been named New Mexico's top high school volunteer in the 20th annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), honors middle level and high school students nationwide for outstanding volunteer service.
Posted February 23, 2015
On Saturday, the East Mountain High bowling team won an unbelievable seventh Class 1A - 4A title in the last nine years with a victory at the state double-elimination tournament at Holiday Bowl in Albuquerque.
Jacob Lang and Michael Swalby were among five bowlers chosen to receive All-State recognition for their performances. Jacob Lang received an individual medallion both for highest game (275) and highest series (670). Jeremy Perlinski and Michael Swalby also received individual medallions for highest series, with scores of 566 and 496 respectively. East Mountain had three of the top five highest series in the tournament. Members of the state team are Jacob Swalby, '16, Michael Swalby, '15, Jacob Lang, '17, Jeremy Perlinski, '17, Kyle Lesperance, ’16, Tadden Towery, Michael Fletcher, ’17, Chase Podzemny, ’18 and coaches Floyd Belden and Charles Lang.