The Wildcats UIL Academic Team competed at Lindale this past weekend (January 18-19) and collected 145 points. Coordinator Gerald Grafton reported that the Spelling and Vocabulary Team and Literary Criticism Team both finished in first place.
In Spelling and Vocabulary, Gisselle Garcia was second, Mariam Tran was third and Dawson Carpenter was fourth. In Literary Criticism, Matthew Harper was first, Carissa Carter was second, Lainey Whittle was third and Andrew Westlund was fourth. Both teams are coached by Gail Herman.
In Ready Writing, coached by Gail Herman, Annemarie Gunn was fourth. In Computer Science, coached by Matt Wilder, Andrew Westlund finished fourth. In Current Events, coached by Madison Millsap, Brandon Hodges was fourth.
In Social Studies, coached by Madison Millsap, Brandon Hodges was third.
In Feature Writing, coached by Brandon Nelson, Angela Brown was fourth and in Headline Writing, coached by Brandon Nelson, Angela Brown was fourth.
The UIL Academic Team will be at a meet in Mount Pleasant this weekend.