Dallas School District’s LifeSmarts and baseball teams honored at Luzerne County Courthouse


Dallas High School national champion LifeSmarts team captain Matt Metzloff offers remarks during a recognition ceremony at the Luzerne County Courthouse Tuesday, June 27, as County Manager C. David Pedri and County Council Chair Linda McClosky Houck look on.


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Dallas High School LifeSmarts team members Ann Metzloff, left, Troy Reinert, C.J. Good, captain Matt Metzloff, and Raymond Perez stand to be recognized for their national championship during a ceremony at the Luzerne County Courthouse.


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Dallas High School second baseman and team co-captain J.D. Barrett offers remarks during a recognition ceremony for the team’s state championship at the Luzerne County Courthouse Tuesday as council chair Linda McClosky Houck and county manager C. David Pedri look on.


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Dallas High School first baseman Christo Huntington, second from left, holds the PIAA Class 4A baseball state championship trophy with his teammates as Luzerne County Council Chair Linda McClosky Houck reads a proclamation in recognition of the team’s achievement.


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    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.

    Dallas High School national champion LifeSmarts team captain Matt Metzloff offers remarks during a recognition ceremony at the Luzerne County Courthouse Tuesday, June 27, as County Manager C. David Pedri and County Council Chair Linda McClosky Houck look on.
    http://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/web1_TDP070217DallasCountyRecognition_1.jpgDallas High School national champion LifeSmarts team captain Matt Metzloff offers remarks during a recognition ceremony at the Luzerne County Courthouse Tuesday, June 27, as County Manager C. David Pedri and County Council Chair Linda McClosky Houck look on. Bill Tarutis | For Dallas Post

    Dallas High School LifeSmarts team members Ann Metzloff, left, Troy Reinert, C.J. Good, captain Matt Metzloff, and Raymond Perez stand to be recognized for their national championship during a ceremony at the Luzerne County Courthouse.
    http://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/web1_TDP070217DallasCountyRecognition_2.jpgDallas High School LifeSmarts team members Ann Metzloff, left, Troy Reinert, C.J. Good, captain Matt Metzloff, and Raymond Perez stand to be recognized for their national championship during a ceremony at the Luzerne County Courthouse. Bill Tarutis | For Dallas Post

    Dallas High School second baseman and team co-captain J.D. Barrett offers remarks during a recognition ceremony for the team’s state championship at the Luzerne County Courthouse Tuesday as council chair Linda McClosky Houck and county manager C. David Pedri look on.
    http://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/web1_TDP070217DallasCountyRecognition_3.jpgDallas High School second baseman and team co-captain J.D. Barrett offers remarks during a recognition ceremony for the team’s state championship at the Luzerne County Courthouse Tuesday as council chair Linda McClosky Houck and county manager C. David Pedri look on. Bill Tarutis | For Dallas Post

    Dallas High School first baseman Christo Huntington, second from left, holds the PIAA Class 4A baseball state championship trophy with his teammates as Luzerne County Council Chair Linda McClosky Houck reads a proclamation in recognition of the team’s achievement.
    http://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/web1_TDP070217DallasCountyRecognition_4.jpgDallas High School first baseman Christo Huntington, second from left, holds the PIAA Class 4A baseball state championship trophy with his teammates as Luzerne County Council Chair Linda McClosky Houck reads a proclamation in recognition of the team’s achievement. Bill Tarutis | For Dallas Post
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