The girls track and field team placed fourth at the MSHSAA state championships and had two individuals win state titles. Pattonville High School competed in six events and collected 44 total team points.
Pattonville High School held its 86th annual commencement on May 26 and had 423 students graduate in the Class of 2022.
88% plan on continuing their education at four-year universities, two-year colleges or career/technical/apprenticeship programs
5 students have enlisted in the military
153 earned the honors of summa, magna or cum laude (3.5 weighted GPA or greater)
74 earned A+ status, which makes them eligible for paid tuition to any Missouri community college or career education school
52 students earned industry-recognized credentials or certifications such as certified nurse assistant, 911 dispatching, education fundamentals, early childhood education, automotive service excellence, Boeing Pre-Employment Training and Serv-Safe certification
Seniors earned $8.2 million in scholarships
12 qualified to receive Missouri’s Bright Flight Scholarship based on a qualifying score on the ACT
Seniors completed more than 5,000 hours of community service during high school
20 earned community service honor cords for volunteering 150 hours or more
Top three seniors for hours of community service: Top 3 seniors for service hours: Kalista Roades (570 hours), Deandre Westbrook III (544 hours) and Amaya Washington (520)
Pattonville High School senior Matthew Reese was named the Outstanding Senior for the Class of 2022. The Outstanding Senior is chosen each year from teacher nominations.
The high school also honored several seniors with Outstanding Senior Departmental Awards and other special recognitions. Each department recognizes one student who has shown outstanding academic achievement, leadership and citizenship.
Eleven Pattonville staff members graduated from Webster University with a masters degree and Missouri state certification in ESOL. Webster University’s Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) program received a National Professional Development grant from the U.S. Department of Education. In this grant application, the university partnered with area schools including Pattonville School District.
The participating teachers were part of a two-year grant through the university that has now graduated nine cohorts over the past five years.
Pattonville High School has been recognized as a 2021-2022 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School. It is one of just 191 high schools across the U.S. to receive this honor for providing broad access to transformative learning experiences for students through PLTW [Computer Science, Biomedical Science, Engineering]. It is the second straight year Pattonville High School has received this award.