Yukon, Weatherford and Drummond Win Sweepstakes at SWOSU Interscholastic Meet (SWIM)

Yukon, Weatherford and Drummond high schools won sweepstakes titles at the 103rd annual Southwestern Oklahoma State University Interscholastic Meet held March 24 on the Weatherford campus.

Yukon won the Class I title, Weatherford took top honors in Class II for the sixth straight year and Drummond won Class III for the second straight year.

SWIM Director Jennifer Dickey said 72 schools from around Oklahoma competed in the academic contest, which has been a traditional event on the SWOSU campus since 1913. Dickey said 2,715 tests were given during the day.

Other top finishers in the sweepstakes competition were: Class I—Southmoore High School, second place; and Chickasha High School, third. Class II—Cache High School, second; and Clinton High School, third. Class III—Corn Bible Academy, second; and Laverne 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 either won or tied for first place in every category.

School Winners are:

  •             Fine Arts—Class I-Yukon; Class II- Weatherford; and Class III- Drummond         
  •             Biological Sciences—Class I-Southmoore; Class II-(tie) Elk City and Weatherford; and Class III-Seiling
  •             Business—Class I-Woodward; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-(tie) Calumet and Cheyenne  
  •             Computer Science—Class I-Southmoore; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-Laverne
  •             Language and Literature—Class I-Yukon; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-Drummond
  •             Mathematics—Class I-Yukon; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-Corn Bible Academy
  •             Physical Sciences—Class I-Yukon; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-(tie) Arapaho/Butler and Burns Flat/Dill City
  •             Social Sciences—Class I-Southmoore; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-Drummond
  •             Technology—Class I-(tie) Guymon and Southmoore; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-(tie) Granite and Drummond

Individual winners can be found at this link:  http://bit.ly/1T9FSZ9 d