WILKES-BARRE — Dallas High School’s LifeSmarts and baseball teams both received kudos for their accomplishments at a recognition ceremony held by the Luzerne County Council in the Luzerne County Courthouse on June 27.
The Mountaineers baseball team won the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Class 4A championship on June 16.
The baseball team defeated South Park, 5-0, during the championship game at Penn State’s Medlar Field in State College.
The Dallas High School’s LifeSmarts team won the 2017 LifeSmarts National Championship.
The four-day event, hosted by the National Consumer League, consisted of a series of individual and team competitions involving students answering questions about cyber security, credit reports, recycling, nutrition, consumer fraud and other life skills.
In individual competitions, LifeSmarts team members Matt Metzloff earned first place in consumer rights and responsibilities, Ann Metzloff received first place in health and safety, Troy Reinert earned first place in the environment category and Raymond Perez received second place in personal finance.