St. Lucie County School District works hard at sharpening students’ skills to enable them to achieve outstanding levels of excellence in their education and development. Competition is a tool that helps schools and subject areas to obtain goals as well as individual successes. Students from elementary to high school levels In St. Lucie schools are experiencing tremendous achievements as they participate in competing events along the Treasure Coast, district, regional and a variety of state competitions.
Progress can be measured by the amount of effort exerted mentally and physically to reach goals and be challenged to unlimited success. Competition in schools allows students as teams or individuals to step out and test their capabilities amongst peers. School based competition whether local, district, regional or state elevates a healthy rivalry which encourages teams and individuals to plan strategies, prepare and work together with a united goal in mind. This is the frame work for living and progressing in our society as participating citizens.
Three recent experiences of competitiveness by students in St. Lucie County schools are listed here to expound on the success on all involved.