Court DeSmet of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, which is based in Cottonwood, Idaho, had 3 winners in the 2006 National Education Contest.
Cassidy Stubbers of Cottonwood took second place nationally in the Poster Division I competition. Lynn Rehder of Cottonwood took third in the Computer Art Division III Contest and William Schlader of Cottonwood took third in the Art Contest Division III. All three are students at Summit Academy in Cottonwood. They all placed first at the state competition and had their entries forwarded to the national competition.
Also placing first at state from Court DeSmet were James Mark Rockwell of Grangeville in Art Division I; Kristi Poxleitner of Keuterville in Poster Division III; Audrey Bieler of Grangeville in Essay Division I; Savannah Prigge of Cottonwood in Essay Division II; Britney Gehring of Keuterville in Essay Division IIIí Andrea Schumacher of Greencreek in Poetry Division III; Victoria Schlader of Cottonwood in Computer Art Division II; and Kaylee Uhlenkott of Cottonwood in Music Division III. Rockwell and Bieler attend Sts. Peter & Paul School. Poxleitner, Gehring, Schumacher and Uhlenkott attend Prairie High School and Prigge and Schlader attend Summit Academy.
Placing second at state was Courtney Schwartz of Ferdinand in Poster Division II. She attends Summit Academy.
Placing third at state were Maggie Ramirez of Grangeville in Poetry Division II and Tara Stubbers of Cottonwood in Art Division III. Ramirez attends Sts. Peter & Paul School while Stubbers attends Summit Academy.