Tricounty News

ExCEL Award selections made for KAHS

w-Maddie-OBrien-2Every member school of the Minnesota State High School League is invited to nominate one girl and one boy for the ExCEL Award.

ExCEL winners will be recognized on KSTC-TV (Channel 45) during the broadcast of the 2014 winter tournaments.W-zipoyted

This is the 18th year that the Minnesota State High School League has sponsored the ExCEL Award. Award winners will be announced via the League website on Feb. 3, 2014.

Kimball Area High School students Madelyn O’Brien and Ted Zipoy have been selected the 2013-2014 Excel Award winners.

The Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership (Excel) award is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school juniors who are active in school activities, who show leadership qualitites and who volunteer in their communities.


Kimball Snow Days candidates

W-140124-khs-snodaze058Jan. 21-24 were Kimball Area Schools Snow Days. 

At far left are 2013 Snow Days Queen Kenzie Traurig and King Logan Bartholomew. Candidates for 2014 Kimball Snow Days King and Queen are (starting at third from the left) Olivia Straley and Caleb Anderson for Speech; Brittany Wittrock and Logan Schlueter for Knowledge Bowl; Danielle Helgeson and Devon Kelley for Choir; King Ben Serbus and Queen Becca Frank for NHS; Will Spaulding and Cassie Erickson for Band; Josh Miller and Ashlee Ahlrich for Art; Matt Donnay and Marie Achatz for FFA; and Isaiah Ehlinger and Savanna Gohmann
for Prom. Coronation was held Friday afternoon, Jan. 24, at KAHS.



Kimball Snow Days crowns King and Queen

Ben Serbus and Becca Frank were crowned 2014 Snow Days King and Queen at Kimball Area High School Friday afternoon, Jan. 24. W-140124-khs-snodaze059

KAHS Snow Days Pajama Day

2014 candidates for 2014 Kimball Snow Days King and Queen are: (front) Savanna Gohmann and Isaiah Ehlinger; (middle) Matt Donnay, Marie W-IMG 6762Achatz, Olivia Straley, Brittany Wittrock, and Danielle Helgeson; (back) Josh Miller, Will Spaulding, Caleb Anderson, Ben Serbus, Becca Frank, and Devon Kelley; not pictured are Logan Schlueter, Cassie Erickson, and Ashley Ahlrich. Coronation will take place during 7th hour Friday, Jan. 24. Staff photo by Aaron Laabs.


Shelby and Cameron win region (5A) ‘Triple A’ Award

Shelby Schiefelbein and Cameron Hunt, Kimball Area High School seniors, have been selected to represent Kimball Area High W-Triple-A-photoSchool in the Academics, Arts, and Athletics Award program.

Shelby is the daughter of Don and Jennifer Schiefelbein. She excels in band, choir, speech, and Knowledge Bowl. In band and choir she has received superior ratings in both. Shelby is also involved in volleyball and softball. She served as volleyball captain this past year and will be captain in softball.

Cameron is the son of Jim and Lori Hunt. He has excelled in football, basketball and baseball. Cameron was a CMC All Conference selection in football as a sophomore, junior and senior. He was selected all conference in basketball his sophomore and junior years. Cameron is also in band in which he received an excellent rating as a junior.