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February 2, 2016

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

Team Award and Sixteen Individual Awards Earned by Texas High School UIL Academic Students during Academic Invitational Practice Meet

Texarkana, TX – Texas High School University Interscholastic League Academic Team members brought home 16 individual awards and one team award during the Mt. Pleasant High School Academic Practice Meet on Saturday, January 30 in Mt. Pleasant, TX.

Placement, subject and coaching information is as follows:

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS:
Computer Science: Brandon Head – 6th Place. Coached by Mark Ahrens.

Current Events: David Mitchell – 2nd Place; Joseph Rogers – 5th Place. Coached by Chad Evans.

Feature Writing: John Morgan – 2nd Place; Brianna O’Shaughnessy – 5th Place. Coached by Rebecca Potter.

Headline Writing: Brianna O’Shaughnessy – 5th Place. Coached by Rebecca Potter.

News Writing: Brianna O’Shaughnessy – 6th Place. Coached by Rebecca Potter.

Ready Writing: Blaire Berry – 3rd Place; Anna Cannon – 5th Place. Coached by Holly Mooneyham.

Science: Alex Markham – 4th Place (12th Grade); Cameron Coats – 5th Place (10th Grade); Guillermo Pass – 4th Place (9th Grade). Coached by Bob Harris.

Social Studies: Alex Markham – 1st Place; Alex Heo – 2nd Place; Rachel Lewis – 3rd Place; Madison Maynard – 4th Place. Coached by Chuck Zach.

TEAM AWARDS:
Social Studies: Team of Alex Heo, Rachel Lewis, Alex Markham and Madison Maynard – 1st Place. Coached by Chuck Zach.

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