Los Alamos High School finished 2nd place Monday, Oct. 15 for the Director’s Cup.
LAHS finished behind Albuquerque Academy for the 2011-12 school year.
The New Mexico Activities Association awards a Director’s Cup to the top school. Second and 3rd place winners are awarded plaques.
Schools receive points for how each of their sport teams finish in district and state as well as points for Activities that are sponsored by the NMAA.
These activities include Bowling, Chess, Choir, Concert Band, NMJROTC, Mock Trial, One Act Play, Rodeo, Athletic Training Challenge, Speech and Debate, BPA, DECA, FCCLA, Skills USA, FFA, Journalism, Science Fair, Science Olympiad and Student Council. LAHS participates in most of these activities.
Los Alamos High School had three State Champions last year:
- Boys Cross Country;
- Girls Cross Country; and
- Girls Track and Field.
The high school was State Semi-Finalists in Girls Soccer, Volleyball and Girls Tennis. In Activities, Chess was a State Runner-up and Choir and NMJROTC were State Semi-Finalists.
Schools also receive points for upholding the Pursuing Victory with Honor during each sport season. Out of 300 points, LAHS earned 200 points.
Overall, Los Alamos earned 2,500 points.
In a press release, LAHS Athletic Director Vicki Nelms extended her congratulations “to all the coaches and teams that helped Los Alamos High School bring home the plaque for the Highest Award that the NMAA gives each school year.“