PINEVILLE – Here are the winners of the 2010 Youth and High school Bible drill, Xtreme Bible Challenge and Speakers’ Tournament held at Louisiana College on May 1.
The event is sponsored by the Louisiana Baptist Convention’s Evangelism and Church Growth Department.
Linda Aguillard is Louisiana’s Bible drill coordinator.
7TH GRADE BIBLE DRILL
There were eight people recognized as winners in four 7th grade groups. They were: Jim Wallace- Parkview, Alexandria;Carlo Sciara-Lakeside, Lake Providence; Thomas Gamble-
FBC, Gonzales; Teresa Sharp-FBC, Slidell; Sarah Haines-Heritage, Shreveport; Zachary Araki-Grace Memorial, Slidell; Sadye Dudley-FBC, Lafayette; Abbi Wilson-FBC, Lafayette.
8TH GRADE BIBLE DRILL
There were six people recognized as winners in three 8th grade groups. They were: James Daniel Schopp-Fellowship of Central, Greenwell Springs; Andrew Wilks-Trinity, Pineville; John Sledge-FBC, Youngsville; Emily Hinson-FBC, Gonzales; Kristin Grissom- FBC, Lafayette;
Samantha Hoover- Grace Memorial, Slidell.
9TH GRADE BIBLE DRILL
The first and second place winners of each of the two, 9th grade Bible Drill groups were: Rachel Haines –Heritage Baptist Church, Shreveport; Savanna Whitten- Lakeshore, Monroe;
Inah Hong- Williams Blvd., Kenner; Bethany Wilhelm-FBC, Gonzales.
9TH GRADE BIBLE DRILL
A “Drill-Off” was held, composed of seven of the 9th grade participants with the highest overall scores used to help determine the overall winner.
The Drill-Off participants were: Elizabeth Cole-FBC, Slidell; Stephanie Batten-FBC, Slidell; Savanna Whitten-Lakeshore, Monroe; Rachel Haines- Heritage, Shreveport; Inah Hong-Williams Blvd., Kenner; Kaeli Morgan- Woodlawn, Baton Rouge; Bethany Wilhelm-
FBC, Gonzales. Rachel Haines – Heritage, Shreveport was chosen to represent Louisiana Baptists Winners announced for youth, high school Bible drill at the National Youth Bible
Drill Competition in Mesquite, Texas.
10TH GRADE BIBLE DRILL
The overall winner of the 10th grade Bible Drill groups was Victoria Rutledge – Crossroads, Kenner. She was awarded the Youth Evangelism Celebration scholarship.
11TH GRADE BIBLE DRILL
The three 11th grade winners with the highest overall scores, were awarded scholarships
to Louisiana College. The winners were: First Place: Ellyse Wilhelm – FBC, Gonzales
received a $4,500/year scholarship. Second Place: Emily Smith – FBC, Maplewood
received a $3,500.00/year scholarship. Third Place: Kaci Simmons – Wayside, Pollock
received a $2,500.00/year scholarship.
12TH GRADE BIBLE DRILL
The overall winner of the 12th grade Bible drill was Matthew Walker- Wallace, Pelican. Walker received a $200 gift card to LifeWay. Rivers Bates – FBC, Slaughter was chosen to
represent Louisiana Baptists at the National High School Bible Drill Competition in Mesquite, Texas.
YOUTH SPEAKERS’ TOURNAMENT:
Here are the winners of the 11th Grade Youth Speakers’ Tournament – Louisiana College Scholarship Winner.
1. Rebekah Unsworth – Maplewood First, Sulphur received a $4,500/year scholarship.
2. Dakota Torres – Williams Blvd., Kenner received a $3,500/year scholarship.
3. Kirsti Plunkett – Pioneer, Pioneer received a $2,500/year scholarship.
12TH GRADE YOUTH SPEAKERS’ TOURNAMENT
Here are the winners of the 12th grade Youth Speakers’ Tournament.
Ashley Price – FBC, Winnfield was the first place winner of the 12th Grade Speakers’ Tournament. Eleventh grade winner Rebekah Unsworth will represent Louisiana Baptist at
the National Youth Speakers’ Tournament Competition in Mesquite, Texas.
XTREME BIBLE CHALLENGE:
Two teams competed in this years Xtreme Bible Challenge with each participant on the winning team receiving a $4500/year scholarship to Louisiana College.
The winning Extreme Bible Challenge team is from FBC, Lake Charles and the participants were: Robert Bertrand, Ryan Cating and Aimee Mayeux.