Spartan students selected for World Affairs Seminar
Congratulations to the 2023 BEHS students selected to attend Badger Boys and Girls State program.
The Brookfield East Lady Spartans Basketball Team took second at state in a close WIAA Division 1 game against Kettle Moraine (KM) on March 11. In addition, First Team All-State and First Team All-Conference honors went to Shae Kelley (Junior) and Annika Pluemer (Senior), and Second Team All-Conference honors went to Maya Kovacic (Frosh). With 1,522 points, Annika is now the school's (boys and girls) record holder in points, and Shae is now the all-time assist leader at BEHS.
Brookfield East Senior Arisa Okamoto recently took second place in The Final Forte competition with the Madison Symphony Orchestra. You can learn more about Arisa and watch her performance here.
On Monday, January 9, a group of Brookfield East alumni surprised their beloved former history teacher, Pat Coffey, with a generous check of $16,500 to thank him for the profound impact he had on them. You can view the full story on CBS 58 here.
This November, the Brookfield East Girls Swimming and Diving Team brought home the silver as the Division 1 state team runner-up. State championship titles for the team were defended by the 200 Yard Medley Relay Team of Maggie Wanezek, Lucy Thomas, Paris Fullerton, and Caroline Wanezek; Maggie Wanezek in the 100 Yard Backstroke; Lucy Thomas in the 100 Yard Breaststroke; and the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay Team of Maggie Wanezek, Audrey Olen, Reese Tiltmann, and Lucy Thomas. Of these state champions, Maggie Wanezek, Lucy Thomas, and the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay Team all beat their previously held state records and Maggie Wanazek set a national, public high school record of 51.09 in the 100 Yard Backstroke!
Brookfield East student Brooke Salomone’s artwork will be featured as the 2023 State Park sticker for Wisconsin! Her design was one of over 250 entries received by the Wisconsin DNR and as the winner it will be featured on more than 500,000 vehicles across the state next year. This is the 32nd year of the design contest for high school-age students in the state, and Brooke will receive an engraved plaque and a 2023 annual vehicle admission sticker featuring her design this December.
Brookfield East is proud to announce that six members of the senior class have earned the distinction of National Merit Semifinalist for the 2022-23 school year.
This year's semifinalists for Brookfield East are: Akshat Channashetti, Anant Jhaveri, James Orejuela, Thevindu Perera, Nathanael Ren, and Karishma Santebennur.
Brookfield East is proud to announce that six members of the senior class have been named National Merit Commended students. This year's National Merit commended students for BEHS are: Clare Heaton, Stephen Leahy, Ainsley Olen, Muthukumar Sundar, David Wang, and Emily Zhang.