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February 19, 2013

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

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:

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS:

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.

TEAM AWARDS:

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.

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