February 19, 2013
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Twenty-Seven Medals Awarded to Texas High School UIL Academic Team for Individual Team Participation
Texarkana, TX – During the recent UIL Academic Meet at Sulphur Springs High School on February 15-16, Texas High School earned twenty-seven medals for individual and team participation.
Placement, subject and coaching information is as follows:
Calculator Applications: J.R. Portwood – 6th Place (11th Grade). Coached by Jennifer Klar.
Current Issues & Events: Nick Sehy – 6th Place. Coached by Amy Kemp.
Editorial Writing: Taylor Potter – 2nd Place. Coached by Rebecca Potter.
Feature Writing: Taylor Potter – 3rd Place; Olivia Corbett – 6th Place. Coached by Rebecca Potter.
Informative Speaking: J. B. Wells – 1st Place; Chris Keith – 3rd Place. Coached by Amy Kemp.
Lincoln Douglas Debate: Josh Robinson – 4th Place; Paige Oliver – 5th Place; J.B. Wells – 6th Place. Coached by Amy Kemp.
Literary Criticism: Heather Lanier – 4th Place. Coached by Anne Fruge.
News Writing: Taylor Potter – 6th Place. Coached by Rebecca Potter.
Persuasive Speaking: Paige Oliver – 1st Place; Sandy Martinez – 3rd Place; Riden Reiter – 4th Place. Coached by Amy Kemp.
Science: J.R. Portwood – 2nd Place (11th Grade). Coached by Bob Harris.
Social Studies: Nick Sehy – 3rd Place. Coached by Chuck Zach.
Literary Criticism: Team of Courtlandt Bursey-Reece, Heather Lanier & Alex Walker – 2nd Place. Coached by Anne Fruge.
Speech: Team of Steven Crenshaw, Chris Keith, Sandy Martinez, Paige Oliver, Riden Reiter, Josh Robinson & J. B. Wells – 1st Place. Coached by Amy Kemp.