Sulphur Springs High School Academic UIL Team Finished 2nd at Judy Tipping Memorial Meet

The SSHS Wildcat UIL Academic Team hosted the Judy Tipping Memorial UIL Invitational Meet this past weekend, February 23rd & 24th and finished 2nd place overall. 38 schools and over 700 students participated at the event. The late Judy Tipping was a teacher and then principal at Sulphur Springs High School and joined the administration team after leaving the high school. She also directed the Academic UIL Program at the school for a number of years producing several District Championships.


Ready WritingMatthew Harper3rd Place
(Gail Herman – Coach)  
Computer ScienceBrayden Fisher1st Place
(Matt Wilder – Coach)Dakota Soles3rd Place
 Kevin Orozco4th Place
 Josh Rissman5th Place
 Blake Talmage6th Place
 Computer Science Team – (Brayden Fisher, Dakota Soles, Kevin Orozco)1st Place Team
Number SenseAndrew Westlund4th Place (10th Grade)
(Gerald Grafton – Coach)Bracken Sant5th Place (10th Grade)
 Nathan Little5th Place (9th Grade)
Current EventsBrandon Hodges5th Place
(Madison Millsap – Coach)  
CalculatorCarissa Carter5th Place (Overall)
(Gerald Grafton – Coach) 4th Place (11th Grade)
Spelling and VocabularyNatalie Cruz2nd Place
(Gail Herman – Coach)Chase Charlton4th Place
 Sarah Harper6th Place
 Spelling Team – (Chase Charlton, Sarah Harper, Gisselle Garcia, Mariam Tran)2nd Place Team
MathematicsNathan Little4th Place (9th Grade)
(Gerald Grafton – Coach)Andrew Westlund4th Place (10th Grade)
ScienceMatthew Harper1st Place (9th Grade)
(Kaitlyn Black, Steven Allemang,  
and Amanda Clark – Coaches)  
Social StudiesBrandon Hodges2nd Place
(Madison Millsap – Coach)  
Literary CriticismCarissa Carter4th Place
(Gail Herman – Coach)Natalie Cruz2nd Place
 Literary Criticism Team – (Carter, Cruz, and Celeste Leeds-Laliberte, Lainey Whittle)1st Place Team
Prose InterpretationRachel Bramlett4th Place
(Lesha Woodard – Coach)Sarah Harper5th Place
Poetry InterpretationCeleste Lees-Laliberte2nd Place
(Lesha Woodard – Coach)Jaci Reed5th Place
 Aley Owens6th Place
LD DebateCorban Philo5th Place
(Kayla Weir – Coach)  
Persuasive SpeakingRhett Reid2nd Place
(Kayla Weir – Coach)  
Informative SpeakingMatti Thurman5th Place
Speech Overall 2nd Place
   Bold Faced Places count toward overall team scores. Others are grade level awards.


Author: Staff Reporter

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