Lawton's Eisenhower High School and Comanche High School earned the top prizes in their respective divisions at the 39th Annual Cameron University Interscholastic Contest. Eisenhower High School won the Sweepstakes Award for Type I schools, and Comanche claimed the Sweepstakes Award for Type II schools. Hundreds of students from 20 area schools competed in almost 50 different academic events ranging from accounting and biology to woodwind instruments and world history.
In the Type I class, Plainview High School claimed second place, and Altus High School claimed third place. In Type II, Navajo High School finished second, and Walters High School finished third. Categorization as either a Type I or Type II school follows he Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association Academic Bowl Classification System. Type I schools consist of those in Class 6A, Class 5A and Class 4A. Type II is comprised of those in Class 3A, Class 2A and Class A.
School scores were tabulated according to their placement in individual events, ranging from eight points for a first place finish to one point for fifth.
Individual placings in each competition will be posted at http://www.cameron.edu/ed_outreach/interscholastics.html.
April 4, 2017