Congratulations to the Highland Middle School Academic Challenge Team for winning the the Medina County ESC Middle School Tournament on March 10. This championship team was led by an enthusiastic group of 8th graders and supported by several 6th and 7th grader students at the tournament, as well as during practices. They competed against nine other area schools and will now move on to the Ohio Academic Competition Regional event in the Spring. The HMS team is led by advisor Wendy Shemo. Pictured in front from left are 8th graders Thomas Maroon, Drew Thomas, Isabelle George, Garrett Nolte and Surya Gogisetty. Middle row includes Ian Schuler (6th), Kelly Lewis (6th), Nick Houzenga (6th), Ben Houzenga (7th), Lukas Graber (6th), Oliver Sverko (6th) and Mya Scally (6th). In back are Mrs. Shemo, Mason Wright (7th), Laura Potak (6th), Nandini Pande (7th), Kavya Chada (6th), Liam Wright (6th) and William Sollenberger (7th). Missing are Peter Marinelli (8th) and Stephen Shemo (7th).