Students in the news

Revere High debate coach Hanna Steinker introduced four members of the speech and debate team who performed well at recent competitions.

Anish Chandran and Saumya Sharma placed among the top 100 competitors in Congressional Debate at the Harvard National High School Invitational Forensics Tournament.

Dylan Molter and Adam Stano finished among the top 16 (of 140 competitors) in Public Forum debate at a tournament in Atlanta.

Chandran has qualified for the national tournament in June.

”They’re competing against students from all over the nation,’’ Steinker said of the four debaters.

Revere Middle School student Ayushman Mukherjee  finished in the top 10 at the regional spelling bee, which included more than 50 competitors from for four counties. The middle school Academic Challenge “A” Team of Eli Brackett, Laura Fondran, Caden Jones, Shaurya Jha and Mukherjee finished second in the NAQT Ohio State Championships.

Eight middle school students were recognized by the board of education for participating in a new program called “Classmates in Learning,’’ based on one-on-one involvement with intensive needs students.

“They put themselves out there as young people to be leaders and to take the initiative to be great mentors and role models,’’ said intervention specialist Allison McIntyre.

The eight honorees: Kyle Cunningham, Alexander Falconer, Camden Groce, Brady Hajdu, Theodore Meech, Benedikt Mellion, Sophia Vari and Landon Wiant.

Named Bath Team Heroes, Principal Dan Fry praised Lucas Dean and Ethan Kucharski, repeating the words of their teachers.

 “He is kind to all his peers and one of the most respectful students I’ve ever had,’’ he said of Kucharski.

Of Dean, Fry said, “Lucas is one of the best [art students] she’s ever had. He’s been nothing short of exceptional in art this year.’’

Richfield Elementary students Braelyn Silva and Scott Graham were recognized as “Revere Ready’’ by Principal Anthony Stretar.

“Braelyn is not only kind but seeks out other people,’’ said her kindergarten teacher Suzanne Pearcy. “She’s a hard worker and has a positive attitude that’s contagious. Scott has wonderful ideas. He loves to build and create. He’s cheerful and has a smile for everybody.’’

The following Revere High School boys basketball players were named to the All-Suburban League:

Chris Muntean and Baron Bania were named 1st Team, Carson Banks was named 2nd Team and Conner Groce received an Honorable Mention.

Revere High School’s girls track 4 x 800 relay team of Caroline Wilson, Megan Diulus, Allyson Schultz and Keira Lang broke the school record by over 8 seconds at the March indoor state meet. Senior Andrew Farrow jumped 45 feet in the Triple Jump to earn third place in the D1 Indoor State Meet.

The following Revere wrestlers were selected for the Suburban League American Conference: 1st Team: Aidan Jones (144); 2nd Team: Sal Bonacuse (120) and Nathaniel Steiger (215); Honorable Mention: Lucca Bruno (106), Braeden Peer (113), Brandon Brinker (126), Colin Butler (150) and Colin Jocek (157). ∞