Putnam City, Weatherford and Drummond win top honors at SWOSU Interscholastic Meet
WEATHERFORD -- Putnam City, Weatherford and Drummond high schools won sweepstakes titles at the 106th annual Southwestern Oklahoma State University Interscholastic Meet (SWIM) held in March on the Weatherford campus.
Putnam City won the Class I title, Weatherford took top honors in Class II for the ninth straight year and Drummond won Class III for the fifth straight year.
SWIM Director Taler Alexander said 60 schools from around Oklahoma competed in the academic contest, which has been a traditional event on the SWOSU campus since 1913. Alexander said around 2,015 tests were given during the day.
Other top finishers in the sweepstakes competition were: Class I—Southmoore High School, second place; and Guymon High School, third. Class II—Chisholm High School, second; and (tie) Bridge Creek High School and Elk City High School, third. Class III—Burns Flat-Dill City High School, second; and Navajo High School, third.
The number of students enrolled in grades nine through 12 determines school class. Schools with 600 or more students are in Class I, 151 to 599 in Class II, and 150 and less in Class III.
School and individual winners were also announced in the nine different categories of competition, which were: fine arts, biological sciences, business, computer science, language and literature, mathematics, physical sciences, social sciences and technology.
School Winners were:
Fine Arts—Class I-El Reno; Class II- Washington; and Class III- Thomas-Fay-Custer.
Biological Sciences—Class I-(tie) Southmoore and Yukon; Class II-Chisholm; and Class III-Alex.
Business—Class I-Putnam City; Class II-Chisholm; and Class III-Drummond.
Computer Science—Class I-Putnam City; Class II-(tie) Weatherford and Bridge Creek; and Class III-Drummond.
Language and Literature—Class I-Guymon; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-Drummond.
Mathematics—Class I-Altus; Class II-(tie) Weatherford and Dove Science Academy; and Class III-Burns Flat-Dill City.
Physical Sciences—Class I-Southmoore; Class II-Chisholm; and Class III-(tie) Arapaho-Butler, Corn Bible Academy and Hydro-Eakly.
Social Sciences—Class I-Putnam City; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-Drummond.
Technology—Class I-Putnam City; Class II-Weatherford; and Class III-Cimarron.