Nine Sulphur Springs High School students competed at the UIL Academic State Meet this past weekend, May 3rd and 4th, at the University of Texas in Austin. 12 medals were earned in all.
Matthew Harper (Sophomore) is state champion in Literary Criticism and Matthew Harper, Carissa Carter, Andrew Westlund, and Lainey Whittle are the state champion Literary Criticism team for 2019.
UIL Coordinator Gerald Grafton said, “We are extremely proud of the way these students represented Sulphur Springs High School.” Individual and Team results follow.
|Barbara Jordan Essay Contest||Breana Wooten||3rd Place|
|Latino History Essay Contest||Annmarie Gunn||2nd Place|
|Ready Writing||Annmarie Gunn||4th Place|
|News Writing||Angela Brown||6th Place|
|Theater Design||Belinda Flores||Finalist|
|Literary Criticism||Matthew Harper||State Champion|
|Carissa Carter||3rd Place|
|Andrew Westlund||4th Place|
|Lainey Whittle||5th Place|
|Literary Criticism Team – (Harper, Carter, Westlund, and Whittle)||State Champions|
Coaches for UIL Academics 2018 – 2019 are:
|Steven Allemang – Science||Brandon Nelson – Journalism events|
|Phillip Dick – UIL Young Filmmakers||Ruston Pennington – Robotics|
|Gerald Grafton – Math events||Desi Pharis – One Act Play, Theater Design|
|Paula Hass – Accounting||Matt Wilder – Computer Science|
|Gail Herman – Essays, Literary Criticism, Spelling||Josh Williams – CX and LD Debate|
|Madison Millsap – Social Studies and Current Issues||Lesha Woodard – One Act Play, Prose & Poetry|