Eagles on the Move - 2023-2024
Watch this page for news about our Stargate students. Has your student accomplished something great recently? We'd love to hear about it! Use the nomination form on this page to tell us more.
Stargate High School Awards: Our Stargate High School Fall Awards Ceremony will take place at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, September 19th in the Stargate gym. At this ceremony, we will honor our National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists, our AP and College Board award recipients from the 2022-2023 school year, and our academic letter winners from the 2022-2023 school year. The list of students being honored can be found here.
Stargate Senior Tegan Medina Swings for Fences: Tegan Medina shines bright on the softball field playing for Riverdale Ridge Ravens . Tegan collected three hits in three at bats, as Riverdale Ridge Varsity Ravens defeated University 15-4 on Thursday. Medina hit a solo home run to center field in the second inning, singled in the third inning, and doubled in the fifth inning. Tegan was named player of the game! Congrats Tegan!
Silver Medals in Water Polo Junior Olympics: Stargate water polo players competed July 30 in the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics national tournament in Texas. Sophomores Andrew Carter and Alan Klopp's 16U Colorado Water Polo team earned 2nd place silver medals in the Gold division. Senior Gavin Carter's 18U mountain zone team, with players from Colorado and New Mexico, placed 7th in the Platinum division.
1st Place in 12-Hour Mountain Bike Relay: Stargate cross country mountain bikers picked up 1st place medals in the 12-hour relay "Sunrise to Sunset" race in Winter Park on July 22. The 5-person youth team completed 14 seven-mile laps on their way to their 1st place finish. The team included senior Gavin Carter, juniors Anson Ward and Steven Prososki, and sophomores Andrew Carter and Jack Mueller. Way to go!
National Champions: Lucy Herbert and Pranav Bandaru won first in the nation at the National History Day Competition this summer with their documentary on The Highways To The Future. The duo competed in the Junior Group Documentary category, representing Colorado after taking 1st in the state competition earlier this year. Congratulations to Pranav and Lucy and their coach, Mr. DeFord!
National Cadet Squadron Competition : senior Gavin Carter and his 6-member Civil Air Patrol Cadet Squadron team competed against 16 teams at nationals July 12-18. Gavin's team qualified for and won 1st place at their regional cadet competition in Boise, ID after winning 1st place in the Colorado Wing event in April. Way to go!
FBLA National Conference : Stargate's future business leaders competed in June at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Atlanta. More than 14,000 students and teachers attend the annual Future Business Leaders of America event. Way to represent!
2023 Coach of the Year : Officer Mike Couture, was named "2023 Coach of the Year" by the Colorado Association of School Resource Officers. In addition to his daily SRO duties at Stargate, Officer Couture coached Stargate High School Cross Country and Track and Middle School Girls Basketball. Congratulations Officer Couture. We are proud you're ours!
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