Congratulations to Blackcat Brodie Lenon for being named the Southern Illinoisan Baseball Player of the Year for the 2ND consecutive year! We are PROUD of you!
Congratulations to Lady Blackcat Sophomore Lexi King for being named the Southern Illinoisan Softball Player of the Year! Lexi helped lead the Lady Blackcats to the schools 2nd 1A State Championship in school history and is a 1st Team All-Stater. However, this is the 1st time in school history that the Blackcats have both the boys AND girls player of the year! It's a GREAT year to be a BLACKCAT! We are PROUD of you!
The Goreville Marching Blackcats were AWESOME yesterday performing in the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C. on national television!
Congratulations to Blackcat Braden Webb for being named the 2017 M.V.P. of the Black Diamond Conference West in basketball! He becomes just the 3rd player in school history to earn the award! Braden averaged 20 points per game and is the 4th leading scorer in school history as a junior as he helped lead the Blackcats to the 2017 Conference Championship!
Congratulations to Goreville FFA members Summar Albright and Jacob Calhoon for winning State Proficiency Awards at the University of Illinois last weekend! Jacob won State in Grain Production and Summar won State in Landscape Management! They both now compete for a National Title in Indianapolis, IN.
Congratulations to the Goreville Elementary School Drama Club for their GREAT PERFORMANCE of "Peter Pan: The Musical" this weekend! The gym was packed and we broadcast the performance for the first time on the Blackcats Network because we are PROUD of you and your efforts!
Congratulations to the Goreville High School Blackcats Scholar Bowl Team for winning the IHSA 1A Regional Championship! They defeated Hardin County, Pope County, and Eldorado High School to advance to the IHSA Sectionals! The tournament also included Gallatin County, Vienna, Crab Orchard, and Carrier Mills.
The Goreville C.U.S.D. #1 Board of Education, in their December meeting, approved a new building project to add a multi-purpose facility to the Early Learning Center and Goreville Elementary School that will serve as an area for assemblies, recess, physical education, and elementary athletics. “The facility will be designed to accommodate the growth in not only the student numbers, but also provide a gymnasium that actually meets code and playing regulations for middle school size students.” said architect Michael Baysinger.
Congratulations to the Blackcats as they won the Massac County Superman Classic Consolation Championship over Massac County tonight 72-69 in overtime! Also, congratulations to Peyton Massey and Braden Webb for being named All-Tournament! We are PROUD of you!
Goreville CUSD #1 Superintendent Dr. Steve Webb has been selected as the 2015 Superintendent of Distinction for the Illinois Association of School Administrators Shawnee Region consisting of southernmost Illinois’ 11 counties. Dr. Webb is currently serving his 16th year as a School Superintendent and is a member of the Governing Board of the American Association of School Administrators and is the former President of the Illinois Association of School Administrators and the Association of Illinois Rural and Small Schools (AIRSS).
The Goreville High School FFA was honored in Indianapolis, IN at the 2016 National FFA Convention for being one of the top 10 clubs in America! The Goreville High School FFA has consistently been a nationally recognized club as this is their 5th time to reach the top 10. Congratulations to the members, the sponsor Mr. Robison, and all of the volunteers that help with the program. We are PROUD of you!