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January 14, 2014

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

Texas High School UIL Academic Program brings home 22 Awards for Individual and Team Events during Academic Invitational Meet

Texarkana, TX – Texas High School University Interscholastic League Academic Team members brought home 15 individual awards and seven team awards during the Pine Tree High School Academic Invitational Meet on Saturday, January 11 in Longview, TX.

Placement, subject and coaching information is as follows:

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS:

Computer Science: Carson Dial – 6th Place.  Coached by Julie McBay.

Current Events:  D.J. Mack – 1st Place; David Mitchell – 2nd Place.  Coached by Amy Kemp.

Editorial Writing:  D.J. Mack – 4th Place.  Coached by Rebecca Potter.

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

Literary Criticism:  Jessi Chapman – 5th Place.  Coached by Anne Fruge.

News Writing:  Taylor Potter – 1st Place; Olivia Corbett – 5th Place.  Coached by Rebecca Potter.

Ready Writing:  Anna Kate Cannon – 1st Place; Savannah Pritchard – 4th Place.  Coached by Holly Mooneyham.

Science:  Brett Minor – 4th Place (11th Grade Science); Austin Ryden – 6th Place (11th Grade Science).  Coached by Bob Harris.

Social Studies:  Alex Markham – 1st Place; Haley Rogers – 3rd Place; Peter Garrett – 4th Place.  Coached by Chuck Zach.

 

TEAM AWARDS:

Current Events:  Team of Israel Arias, D.J. Mack, David Mitchell & Taylor Womack – 1st Place.  Coached by Amy Kemp.

Social Studies:  Team of Peter Garrett, Alex Markham & Haley Rogers – 1st Place.  Coached by Chuck Zach.

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