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SSHS UIL Competes at State UIL Academic Championships. Sophomore Matthew Harper and Literary Criticism Team Win First Place.

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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
  Sydney Washburn Finalist
     
Latino History Essay Contest Annmarie Gunn 2nd Place
  Rachel Bramlett Finalist
     
Ready Writing Annmarie Gunn 4th Place
     
News Writing Angela Brown 6th Place
     
Theater Design Belinda Flores Finalist
  Hagen Hunt Finalist
  AllieGrace Woodard 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

 

 

 

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