Student Achievement News Archive

Mea Ayers Wins Best Position Paper at Model UN
At the recent Houston Area Model United Nations event held at the University of Houston, junior Mea Ayers won Best Position Paper. "The competition had around 1,200 students from the Houston area with around 25 committees," says Ayers. Committees were comprised of 50-100 people, and one person per committee was awarded best position paper, she explains. Ayers, who participated on the Social, Cultural, and Humanitarian Committee, qualified as a winner by showing leadership within the debate and by completing, prior to the event, two papers on topics that provided background information and proposed solutions for social and cultural issues in Turkey. Her research topics were combating human trafficking and enforcing accountability in corrupt UN peacekeepers.

Teachers Ray Balch and Julius Michael sponsored a team of 21 EHS students at the Model UN. Participants represented various countries, including Armenia, Gambia, Guyana, Tajikistan, Turkey, and Uganda.

Knights Wrap Up Successful Winter SPC

The Southwest Preparatory Conference descended on Houston this past weekend and EHS enjoyed one of its most successful winter SPC tournaments in quite some time.

The boys soccer team survived a thrilling 1-0 quarterfinal win over a spunky Cistercian team before easily dispatching St. Mark's by the score of 4-0 in the semifinal. The Knights met a talented and enthusiastic Casady team in the SPC championship game at Kinkaid and prevailed 2-0 thanks to two goals from junior Juan Rodriguez. The team finished the season with a record of 13-1-1 and currently holds the #49 spot in the national high school boys soccer polls.

The boys basketball team earned a spot in the SPC championship game for the fourth consecutive season thanks to opening round wins over Trinity Valley and Kinkaid. The Knights met a talented Houston Christian team hungry for revenge after it suffered a loss just days before at the hands of the Knights in the regular season finale. The two teams played a terrific first half and went to half tied at 25. The Mustangs pulled away in the third and fourth quarters and defeated the Knights 67-53. The Knights finished the season with an incredible 30-4 record.

The wrestling team used a complete team performance to finish as SPC runners-up in Saturday's SPC championships. Freshman Will Adkins earned first place in the 113LB weight class while senior Matthew Melody, juniors Jack Podsednik and Duncan Lamme, sophomore Lane McCool, and freshman Paul McGarry finished second. EHS junior Chase Gray and freshman Jack D'Onofio finished third while junior Kenneth Pereira and sophomore Joseph Neilsen finished fourth.

The girls basketball team earned an impressive win over Oakridge in the opening round before falling to eventual SPC runner-up Trinity Valley in the quarterfinals. The Knights rallied to defeat Greenhill Saturday morning to claim fifth place in the conference.

The girls soccer team opened the tournament with an impressive 3-0 win over Casady and faced Hockaday in the quarterfinals Friday morning. The Knights played an incredible game and ended both regulation and overtime at 0-0 before falling in penalty kicks 3-2. The team shook off any disappointment and defeated Trinity Valley 3-1 to earn fifth place in the SPC. The Knights finished a remarkable season with a record of 11-3-3.

The EHS swimming and diving teams traveled to the beautiful Conroe ISD Natatorium for the SPC championships Saturday morning and earned impressive results. Knight junior Delaney Newsome captured gold in the 100 Backstroke and set a new school record with a time of 1:00.47. Newsome also set a school record in the 200 IM with a time of 2:12.02. Several EHS boys also had outstanding events as well as senior Calvin Zipper set a school record in the 500 Free with a time of 5:24.0 and junior Ethan Knight set a school record in the 200 IM with a time of 2:14.21. Freshman Alex Gatto also earned a spot on the school record board with a time of 1:00.9 in the 100 Fly. Overall, the girls team earned sixth place in the team rankings while the boys came in eighth.

Congratulations to our coaches and students for a terrific winter sports season!

Knights Three-Peat With 2018 SPC Soccer Championship Win!

2018 Winter SPC CHAMPS!

Varsity Boys Soccer

Boys soccer captured their 3rd straight SPC title with a 2-0 win over Casady

Congratulations to all our Winter season coaches and athletes!
Go Knights!

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Artists Bring Home Accolades

Our student-artists are standing out in both local and state-wide arenas. Recent announcements from the highly competitive South by Southwest Film Festival and the Texas Educators' Visual Arts Scholastic Event showcase the talent, effort, and potential unleashed at EHS. #FindInnerGenius

SXSW: Nominated to the Texas High School Shorts Program (1 of 20 from Texas)

Weston Bering: Moviemaking Program

Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) Regional Medalists (Media Arts/Studio Arts):

Teagan Ashworth
Madeleine Berckley
Miranda Greenwalt
Helen Hecht
Mary Helen Kennedy
Nora Lawless
Parker Nickerson
Dailey Nottingham
Natalie Peterson
Ryan Rassoli
River Reinersten-Forehand
Sam Wilson

VASE artists that will advance to State competition:

Teagan Ashworth
Madeleine Berckley
Nora Lawless
Ryan Rassoli