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October 30, 2013

Todd Marshall
Director of Communications,
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903.794.3651 ext. 1013

Seventeen Medals Earned by Texas High School UIL Academic Team during Fall Academic Tournament

Texarkana, TX – During the UIL Fall Academic Tournament at Mt. Pleasant High School on October 25-26, Texas High School earned seventeen medals for individual and team participation.

Placement, subject and coaching information is as follows:

Computer Science: Meaghan McBay – 5th Place. Coached by Julie McBay.

Editorial Writing: Taylor Potter – 1st Place. Coached by Rebecca Potter.

Feature Writing: Taylor Potter – 2nd Place. Coached by Rebecca Potter.

Headline Writing: Taylor Potter – 1st Place. Coached by Rebecca Potter.

Lincoln Douglas Debate: Ricky Cooks – 2nd Place. Coached by Amy Kemp.

Literary Criticism: Paxton Venable – 2nd Place; Jessi Chapman – 3rd Place. Coached by Anne Fruge. 

Mathematics: Tony Li – 5th Place (11th Grade); J. R. Portwood – 6th Place (12th Grade). Coached by Julie McBay.

News Writing: Taylor Potter – 2nd Place. Coached by Rebecca Potter.

Ready Writing: Leah Crenshaw – 1st Place; Haley Rogers – 3rd Place. Coached by Holly Lacefield.

Science: Tony Li – 3rd Place (11th Grade); Natalie Portwood – 5th Place (10th Grade); J.R. Portwood – 6th Place (12th Grade); Brett Minor – 7th Place (11th Grade). Coached by Bob Harris.

Social Studies: Alex Markham – 2nd Place. Coached by Chuck Zach.

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