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Southmoore, Weatherford and Drummond Win Sweepstakes Titles at SWIM

Southmoore, Weatherford and Drummond high schools won sweepstakes titles at the 104th annual Southwestern Oklahoma State University Interscholastic Meet held March 23 on the Weatherford campus.

Southmoore won the Class I title, Weatherford took top honors in Class II for the seventh straight year and Drummond won Class III for the third straight year.

SWIM Director Jennifer Dickey said 68 schools from around Oklahoma competed in the academic contest, which has been a traditional event on the SWOSU campus since 1913. Dickey said 2,327 tests were given during the day.

Other top finishers in the sweepstakes competition were: Class I—(tie) Guymon High School and Putnam City High School, second place; and Woodward High School, third. Class II—Cache High School, second; and Bridge Creek High School, third. Class III—Corn Bible Academy, second; and Navajo High School, third.

The number of students enrolled in grades nine through 12 determines school class. Schools with 600 or more students are in Class I, 151 to 599 in Class II, and 150 and less in Class III.

School and individual winners were also announced in the nine different categories of competition which were: fine arts, biological sciences, business, computer science, language and literature, mathematics, physical sciences, social sciences and technology. In Class II, Weatherford High School won first place in every category.

School Winners are:

            Fine Arts—Class I-Putnam City; Class II- Weatherford; and Class III- Thomas-Fay-Custer.         

            Biological Sciences—Class I-Southmoore; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-Navajo.          

            Business—Class I-Guymon; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-Drummond.  

            Computer Science—Class I-Southmoore; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-Laverne.

            Language and Literature—Class I-Woodward; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-Drummond.

            Mathematics—Class I-Southmoore; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-(tie) Corn Bible Academy and Navajo.

            Physical Sciences—Class I-Southmoore; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-Snyder.

            Social Sciences—Class I-Southmoore; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-Drummond. 

            Technology—Class I-Southmoore; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-Granite.

Top three individual winners in each category can be found at this link:  http://www.swosu.edu/admissions/swim/results.aspx