The 2018-2019 Varsity Cheerleaders, under the direction of Cheer Coach Sandra Seals, have won numerous competitions and championships including recognition as the 2019 National High School Cheerleading Championship Large Varsity Non-Tumbling Champions, NHSCC World School Large Varsity Non-Tumbling Champions, and 2019 NHSCC World School Nations Ranking Large Varsity - Super Large Varsity Non-Tumbling Champions.
The members of the 2018 - 2019 Winfield High School Varsity Cheerleader Squad are:
Meg Bowen, Olivia Burleson, Sara Beth Cotton, Jacie Cummings, Anna Kate Gruwell, Kati Rose Hardin, Julia Taylor, Savannah Williamson, Memory Clark, Macy Cummings, Melody Harrison, Halie Lowry, Jaken Terrell, MaKenna Tucker, Lexi Welch, Abi Webb, Addie Birmingham, Brooklyn Bozeman, Bailey Dodd, Presley Loring, Anna-Grace Sims, Isabella Taylor and Olivia Webster.
Varsity Cheerleader Cheer Coach Sandra Seals was also honored as the NFHS Coaches Association National Coach of the Year, AHSAA Spirit Coach of the year, and NFHS Section III Coach of the Year. Coach Seals was also presented with a Resolution recognizing her accomplishments.
The 2018-2019 Winfield Boys Track Team, under the direction of Coach Steve Reaves, won the 2019 1A - 3A Boys Indoor State Championship and were honored with a Resolution by the City of Winfield for their accomplishment.
Shown are the track team and Coach Reaves receiving their resolution at a recent City Council meeting.
The members of the 2018-2019 Winfield Boys Track Team are:
Ross Bozeman, Colin Bradford, Chris Broyles, Cooper Burt, Luke Clark, Conner Cook, Joseph Estes, Joshua Estes, Jacob Farris, Luke Hester, Davis Holdbrooks, 'Riley Hubbert, Walker Junkin, Nathan Kemble, Dawson Klein, Dolan Lyle, Will May, De'Vandrius McCollum, Luke McKinney, Nick Nelson, Nam Nguyen, Fernanao Santos, and Jack Williamson, and Coach Steve Reaves
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Since forming its own city school system in 1955, the City of Winfield has served as the home to one of the top 10 school systems in Alabama. Whether on the field of competition or in the classroom, Winfield City Schools have served as an example for excellence in Alabama for more than 50 years.
Standardized test scores have traditionally ranked the system in the top 10 in every major category with our school regularly earning the highest marks in the entire state. In addition to the well-known Stanford Achievement Test where Winfield continues to rank among the top 10 Alabama systems, local students are also outperforming most others in the state on other tests, such as the Alabama Reading and Math Test and the Alabama Writing Assessment. Only three grades within the state are tested in writing skills; grades 5, 7, and 10. All three grades in Winfield rank among the highest in the state with the sophomore class earning the highest scores in Alabama three times in the past four years.
Not only do Winfield students excel when challenged, but so too does the community at-large when it comes to support of education. The City of Winfield has collected a one-cent sales tax since the inception of the city school system with 100 percent of the revenue earmarked for education. Local consumers are also supporting a second one-cent sales tax approved by the Winfield City Council in 1998 for education.
To assist the Winfield City Board of Education with the construction of a new high school, which opened to students in August 2002, the community closed ranks to raise more than $1.3 million in private funds to assist with the effort. Using pancake sales, historic brick sales, yard sales, and private donations, the general public was once again able to come to the aid of its city schools. This is just one of many examples of the citizenry lending a hand for education.