SG R-II Hosts First Unified Track Meet

Ste. Genevieve County R-II was proud and excited to host our first Unified Track Meet last week on Tuesday, May 10! The event was an inspiring success, with more than 100 students from nine schools visiting Ste. Genevieve to participate! 

Various student groups had a part in coordinating the event to cheer on and support our student athletes. More than 100 SG R-II students volunteered to make the event a success!

The following schools participated: 

  • Ste. Genevieve County R-II: 6 participating students

  • Arcadia Valley: 15 participating students

  • Bismarck: 6 participating students

  • Central: 31 participating students

  • Farmington: 13 participating students

  • Fredericktown: 17 participating students

  • Kingston: 4 participating students

  • North County: 11 participating students

  • Potosi: 10 participating students

  • West County: 8 participating students

We would like to share a sincere thank you to the following individuals and organizations for their support and volunteerism:

  • Track Team and Coaches for organizing all of the events

  • SGHS Student Council and its advisors, Kyle Schweiss and Tyson Roth, for working the concessions and assisting with any and all questions that arose

  • SGHS FRIENDS organization and high and middle school student athletes for helping to run the events

  • Officer Christy Clark, Major Jason Schott, and the Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Department for handling each and every medal, ribbon, and certificate

  • Coach Jess Fallert for Victory Village outdoor game set-up (and getting well over 20,000 steps in by 10 a.m.!)

  • Mr. Chris Thompson for building the awards podium

  • Ste. Genevieve Rotary Club for assembling more than 400 lunches for athletes, buddies, and coaches

  • Tom Keim for the official announcing

  • The Ste. Genevieve R-II support staff members in Ms. Kristi Cleghorn’s class for being incredible everyday

  • SGHS Assistant Principal Mrs. Jami Drury for her invaluable event planning 

  • The SGHS Band for performing the Star Spangled Banner

  • Cheer & Emeralds for the meet and greet for visiting schools and for cheering on the student athletes as they competed

  • Building and district administration for assistance and flexibility