Both Sulphur Springs High School Academic UIL teams and individuals that qualified for the Regional Meet competed at Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, TX this past Friday and Saturday, April 22-23. Those teams and individuals who placed first through third qualified for the State competition.
The Spelling Team won first place team with Carson McIllwain placing first individually, Lydia Burleson and Mandy Eckhart tied for third, and Chase Charlton placed fourth.
The Literary Criticism team won first place team with Chloe Ross placing second individually, Patricia Parks placed fourth, and Jessie Allen placed sixth.
In Ready Writing, Lydia Burleson placed first and Patricia Parks placed sixth.
In Journalism, Steven Payne placed third in News Writing and Patricia Parks placed fifth in Editorial Writing.
Sulphur Springs High School won second place school behind Hallsville High for Sweepstakes at the Regional Meet. Nine students will compete at the State Meet in May at the University of Texas in Austin, TX.