This weeks Shoutout !
Congratulations Boys Soccer!
All the support and guidance has paid off for these young men. WE celebrate our accomplishments as TEXANS!
Boys Varsity Soccer are….
Back 2 Back District Champions
Back 2 Back 2 Back Bi- District Champions
Back 2 Back 2 Back Area Finalist
Our younger levels were:
JV- 1st in district
Freshman- 1st in district 14-0
Voted by the coaches…
We have added to our Varsity HISD All District Selections:
MVP – Edgar Nunez, Jr.
All District Goal Keeper- Cristian Velazquez, Sr.
Coach of The Year- Jeremy Davison, Head Coach
5- 1st Team Selections:
Jackson Meisenbach (Capt.), Sr.
Edgar Nunez, Jr.
Cristian Velazquez, Sr.
Michael Ordonez, Jr.
Eric Romero, Jr.
2nd Team Selection:
Ellyson Marquez, Jr.
Carlos Guerrero, Sr.
Charles Richardson, Jr.
3rd Team Selection:
Tavien Dickson, Sr.
Ethan Farias, Sr.
Nathan Graves, Jr
TASCO 2022 Academic All-State TEAM:
Jackson Meisenbach (Capt.), Sr.
Carlos Guerrero, Sr.
Alfonso Juarez, Sr.
JROTC Final Review
JROTC Final Review took place on Saturday April 23, at Delmar Stadium. 24 of the JROTC Battalions in our Houston Area participated in this event. This annual event showcases all the Battalions for their outstanding performance during the school year but more so those Battalions and individual cadets that went above and beyond what's expected of them during the school year. One of our cadets, SSG Alexander Portis, placed 5th in his 9th grade Leader Education Training (LET) level and received a medal on Saturday.
Congratulations to Lamar Water Polo players made it to the All-District 1st team John Hajdik and Channing Miller. The 2nd team Oliver Banks and Dorian Hawkins.
Congratulations Rohan Mahendru (class of 2023)! Rohan was selected for the inaugural cohort of the Harris County Attorney’s Office Summer Legal Academy. The Summer Legal Academy is a legal training and educational program designed to expose high school students to the path to becoming an attorney. Participating students learn about the path to getting accepted to a law school, what to expect in law school classes, the different careers one can pursue with a law degree, and the various types of practices in which a lawyer can focus.
Congratulation to Alex Koong who won Regional Tennis Tournament in Deer Park and is now headed to State Tournament!
Track and Field
Congratulations to the Lamar Track & Field team for their success at the District 18-6A Track Meet this past week. The boys team took home the district title to continue their reign as district champions. The girls team finished as district runner ups in a tightly contested finish that was decided by 2 points. Individual champions included Jordan Jackson in the 200, Camren Vandible in the 110 hurdles, Omarion Marshall in the triple jump, Kobe Jones in the long jump, Kaleb Goodley in the high jump, Griffin Decker in the discus, Alil Akbar in girls 800, Tatiana Nwosu in girls discus, Ciara Farrington in 100 hurdles, and Stacey Guerrero in both girls 3200 and 1600 meter runs. Also, finishing as district champions was the boys 800 meter relay of Jordan Jackson, Dean Collins, Kobe Jones, and Ayden Turner. The girls district champion 400 meter relay consisted of members Ahmiya Laboy, Baylee Eaglin, Julia Morstead, and Paris Powers. The girls also took gold in the 1600 meter relay of Alil Akbar, Laila Balogun, Julia Morstead, and Amiyanee Harris. The Lamar Track and Field teams will continue competition at the Area Championships on April 20th and 21st.
April 20th and 21st, Lamar is sending a team of 5 boys and 1 individual to Regionals at Eagle Point Country Club in Mont Belvieu, Tx.
Lamar is also home to the 2022 boys Individual District Champion – Stephen Hernandez!!! The boys representing Lamar at Regionals are: Stephen Hernandez, Trotter Kinney, Charlie Wirth, Costa Andreatos, Fio Melnikau, and Will Dollinger.
Lamar is sending more boys (6) to Regionals than any other school in the district!!!!!!!
Varsity Tennis Team
Congratulations Varsity Tennis winners at the district tournament!
1st place Alex Koong
1st place Marcus Azuaje & Tyler Shen
1st place John Butler & Sophia Rassin
2nd place Mikail & Mischa Wijesekera
They will all advance to regionals on April 11-14
Sub Varsity Track and Field
Congratulations! The Sub Varsity Lamar Track & Field teams for winning the district championship. The Lamar track team swept all four divisions by winning first place in JV Girls, JV Boys, Freshmen Girls, and Freshmen Boys divisions.
2022 NCWIT- National Center for Women & Information Technology
Congratulations! Maria Cruz and Hang Pham for winning the Award for Aspirations in Computing
Each year, the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) recognizes students and educators for their accomplishments and goals in computing and technology. With over
3,500 high school applications and more than 130 educator applications from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, overseas U.S. military bases, and Canada.
Congratulations Debate Team!
UIL Regional Qualifiers:
Grace Shearer - 1st place Prose Interpretation
Ethan Nguyen - 3rd place Poetry Interpretation
Mischa Wijesekera - 1st place Persuasive Extemp
Oliver Hoeink - 2nd place Persuasive Extemp
Somil Goyal - 1st Place Informative Extemp
We came in 2nd for Speech Team Sweepstakes. They only award 1st place.
In Congressional Debate
Chuby Madu was 2nd
Khanh Dang was 3rd she is double qualified.
Olvier Hoeink & Soumil Goyal were selected to be part of a World Schools Debate team.
Rangerettes won big again at the Showtime Nationals Competition in Galveston last weekend bringing home 9 National Titles! Their hard work, dedication, and talent really paid off and they couldn’t be more proud. Congratulations Rangerettes for your winning competition season!
1st Place Officer Open
1st Place Officer Lyrical
1st Place Officer Contemporary
1st Place Officer Modern
National Champs Small Team Officers
1st Place Team Kick & the Applause Award
1st Place Team Hip Hop
1st Place Team Jazz
Congratulations Rangerettes on a successful contest season!
National Champs Medium Ensemble Hip Hop
2nd Place Medium Ensemble Lyrical
District Champion Medium Team Officers
District Champion Overall Officers
District Champion Medium Team
2nd over all Team in HISD
State Champion Medium Team Officers
State Champion Overall Officers
State Champion Medium Team
State Champion Overall Team
Ending contest season with 9 National Titles!
National Champions Officer Open
National Champions Officer Lyrical
National Champions Officer Contemporary
National Champions Officer Modern
National Champs Small Team Officers
National Champions in Team Kick
National Champions in Team Hip Hop
National Champions in Team Jazz
3rd Place Team Pom
National Champs Med. Ensemble Hip Hop
2nd Place Med. Ensemble Lyrical
Lamar Dance Theatre
The Lamar Sinfonia Orchestra performed at the Waltrip Concert Festival and earned a composite rating of EXCELLENT on their performance! Let us congratulate them on their hard work and dedication - you make us TEXAN proud, Sinfonia!
Congratulations to 10th grader Stephen Hernandez for winning the individual 2022 district champion in boys golf! Also congratulations to Stephen Hernandez, Costa Andreatos, Charlie Wirth, Trotter Kenny, and Fio Melnikau for placing 2nd in Team and moving on to regionals. And last but not least congratulations to 11th grader Jack Sizemore for advancing to regionals as an individual medalist.
Lamar had more boys advance to regionals than any other school in the district!
Congratulations to Girls Golf Team!
Girls Golf Team won District Championship!! Please congratulate the girls and Coach Amanda Eckhardt!
FFA Exhibiting at Houston Rodeo
D’Savion Hawthorne-Henderson who participated in the HLSR Calf Scramble on Wednesday, March 16th, caught a calf and was awarded the Calf Scramble Certificate. In addition, he won the Mystery Calf Prize
Congratulations! Senior Craig Meikleham placed 2nd and 4th in UIL Math and UIL Calculator Applications. We also had the highest turnout for the UIL Math competition across all grade levels. We want to give an extra shout to Jake Ruiz Moran, a freshman for competing for the very first time. We welcome more Lamar Texans to join us!
Congratulations! Yazeed Dajani (senior) won Texas High School Coach's Association Academic All State Boys Basketball Award
FFA Exhibiting at Houston Rodeo
D’Savion Hawthorne-Henderson who participated in the HLSR Calf Scramble on Wednesday, March 16th, caught a calf and was awarded the Calf Scramble Certificate.
Leigh Ryan exhibited her market goat project at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
Jewlyann Cruz exhibited her market goat project at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
Livestock Evaluation Team that participated in the HLSR Livestock Evaluation CDE contest on Monday, March 14th. Their names from left to right are as followed: Damia Haynes, Maria Cruz, Rowan Darroch, Leiah Lopez.
FFA members that participated in the HLSR Program Sales on Monday, March 14th.
Meat Judging Team participating in the HLSR Meat Judging CDE Contest on Saturday, March 6, 2022. Their names from left to right are as followed: Khyri Raymond, Susie Lane, Kyarria Authorlee, Sam Henderson.
Vet Science Contest at the Houston Rodeo. Their names from left to right are Jewlyann Cruz, Nicole Romero, and Jiremy Deloeste.
Kelly Saucedo exhibited her steer project at the Houston Rodeo in the Santa Gertrudis Breed category. Kelly also participated in the Calf Scramble on Tuesday, March 15th , caught a calf and was awarded a Calf Scramble Certificate.
Boys Basketball Awards
Yazeed Dajani -Texas High school Coach's Association Academic All State
Orion Irving 34 1st Team All District
Robert Gill 1st Team All District
Kennedy Ward Defensive Player of Year
Brandon Thomas First Team All District
Kenny Rosenthal 1 Second Team All District
Congratulations! Coach Van Dusen Boys Basketball Coach of the Year!
Congratulations! Coach Madison Girls Basketball Coach of the Year!
THE PATH TO VEX WORLDS:
Lamar’s VEX Robotics team, 2587B, has had the most successful competition season in years as they brought home their fifth trophy this weekend. However, this is not the end of their season – it’s just the beginning of their path to the World Championship. The team will compete locally once before Worlds in May, at the 6A High School State UIL Championship on March 16th, in Clear Creek where they hope to pick up some more hardware. Spectators and fans from Lamar are welcome.
2587B – DiscoBots Beta ranked 6th in qualifying matches at Texas Region 3, and then went on to earn the Amaze Award later in the tournament.
Overall Grand Champion Classic Team
1st Place showcase Elite
1st Place Hip Hop
1st Place Jazz
1st Place Kick
1st Place Pom
Overall Grand Champion Classic Officer Group
1st Place Showcase Elite
1st Place Modern
1st Place Contemporary
1st Place Lyrical
1st Place Open
Congratulations to the boys golf team! We just participated in the biggest golf tournament of the year. It was a JV and a Varsity tournament together. Varsity got fourth place overall and JV got sixth place overall. Way to go gentlemen!
Lamar Theatre’s UIL One-Act Play company competed in District UIL Competition Saturday, March 5th. While the company didn’t advance, they represented Lamar High School with pride and an excellent showing!
The Company was awarded with Alternate to Bi-District, Ben Newman was named to the All-Start Cast, Mathew Parker was named to the Honorable Mention All-Star Cast, and Alexis Thomas was awarded a Best Technician Award.
The Company is presenting their award winning show twice more for our home crowd on Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in or Black Box Theatre.
Congratulations and Thank You Lamar Theatre for representing Lamar High School!
Congratulations Track and Field!
Our girls’ team were meet champions, while our boys team finished third overall.
Congratulations to Lamar's Color Guard for bringing back the 1st place trophy in Novice Class competing in the Texas Color Guard Circuit at Willis High School!
Congratulations to Lamar Jazz Studio! Our nine-member jazz combo performed exceptionally well at this year's Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival held at Texas Southern University.
Following a 2 year sabbatical due to COVID, the Lamar HS JROTC 7th Battalion traveled to Stafford HS on this past weekend to compete in the JROTC Bluebonnet Competition against 35 other high school JROTC Programs. The cadets did well and proudly represented their Battalion and Lamar HS. Our teams placed as follows:
Academics- Gerald Ramirez -1st Place
Flag Folding Team led by Joshua Liu- 4th Place
Marksmanship Team led by Gerald Ramirez-7th Place
Drill Team led by Michael Elgohary -8th Place
Boys Physical Training Team led by Dwayne Lopez-8th Place
Congratulations! Coach Madison and the Varsity Girls Basketball team on being co-district champs!
Congratulations! Varsity Cheer wins first place in the Large Varsity Division at Cheer Competition
Congratulations! Jaden Johnson
EADO Boxing Club announced that Jalen "Sandman" Johnson won Houston Junior Golden Gloves Championship for his middle-weight division. Jalen has been training for 7 months while maintaining excellent grades and also participating in track and field at Lamar.
Lamar UIL Academic Team
The Lamar UIL Academic team performed very well at their competition last weekend.
Craig Meikleham won 2nd for accounting and 3rd place for mathematics
Mischa Wijesekera won 5th for copy editing, 1st for feature writing, 2nd for editorial writing, 4th place in news writing and placed 3rd for ready writing.
Kayla Pearl placed 3rd for editorial writing, 2nd for feature writing, 5th for headline writing and 1st for news writing.
Annie Frietsch placed 3rd for copy editing, 4th for feature writing, 2nd for ready writing
John Gonzalez placed 2nd for current issue and events and 4th place for social studies.
Brooklyn Slie placed 1st for editorial writing and 2nd for feature writing.
Debate Goes To State!
Khanh Dang (sophomore) and Chuby Madu (senior) represented Lamar's debate team at UIL State Championship at UT Austin. Dang placed 9th and Madu placed 4th and received the title of presiding officer- a rank awarded to outstanding debaters.
Texas High School Coaches Association Coach of the Week!
Eddie Breaux: Assistant Boys Basketball Coach
Coach Breaux is the pinnacle relationship builder on campus. He has a way of making every student and teacher he interacts with feel like the most important person on campus. There is only one Coach Breaux, and we are blessed to have him at Lamar.