Waitsburg Students to compete at Amazing Shake in Atlanta

Students did their part, now the community can do theirs and fundraise for the trip.


February 8, 2024

Karen Huwe

(l-r) 4th place Verbena McLaughlin (8th grade), Olivia Kiefel (7th) and Lillian Carpenter (6th) (wildcards), 3rd place Chloe McCaw (8th), 1st place Carter Barron (7th), 2nd place Wyatt Parish (5th) and wildcard Jaylynn Gleason (5th)

WAITSBURG -After rounds of competition beginning last September, four Waitsburg students have come out on top and will participate in the National Great Shakes Competition. Carter Barron, Chloe McCaw, Verbena McLaughlin, and Wyatt Parish will travel to the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, in March. As a bonus, since Waitsburg students did so well at regionals, Olivia Kiefel, Jaylynn Gleason, and Lilian Carpenter will also attend the national competition as wildcards.

Twenty-five Waitsburg students went to Mattawa, Washington, to participate in the Amazing Shakes regional competition o...

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