Students leave a legacy throughout March

March was a great month for those excelling in their craft at Darby. These past 31 days have been packed with accomplishments and awards earned by those leaving a legacy.

  Junior Esam Hammoudi was elected the Governor of Ohio Key Club over the March 10th weekend, the first in Darby history. This title is peer elected at the District Leadership Convention at the Embassy Suite by Hilton Hotel. He was previously the Lieutenant Governor, with the past three being from a Hilliard high school.


The team received third place at the convention. Photo provided by Cheryl Hunter.



  The theater troupe, after attending the Ohio Thespian Conference at Dublin Scioto High School, received gold troupe status for their 2015-2016 season. Their tech team, after a tiebreaker for second, received third place out of 18 teams in the tech challenge.


The Girl’s track and field team after their big win. Photo used with permission from the Darby Track and Field.

Track had many achievements throughout March. At the Girl’s track first meet, Watkins
Memorial Ice Breaker Invitational, the team came home with first place. Sydney Wyngarden, Emma Kowalski, the 4 x 200 and 4 x 800 relay teams, Jillian Simpson, Naomi Walters and Maliyah Ellis placed at the event on March 25th.


  Girl’s lacrosse won their first game against the Dayton Oakwood Lumberjacks. The softball team won by one point against the Newark Wildcats.



The Schottenstein center held the big event. Photo provided by Tai Bloch.

Six Darby wrestlers went to the OHSAA Wrestling Championships at the Schottenstein Center. Junior Jared Ball left with third place in his weight class, while Tai Bloch, Austin Rayburn, Quentin Thatcher, Mo Debyan, and Jacob Cover, did not place.



  Darby’s color guard qualified for regional finals in Flint Michigan at the Winter Guard International regional.

  Junior Payton Senter was one of five tolles students who was a state qualifier in a SkillsUSA competition.


    Senior Hediah Javan received first place at Educators Rising, a state conference at Ohio Dominican University on March 17th. This was apart of her academy edu class.


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