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March 6, 2020

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

Thirteen Awards Earned by Texas High School UIL Academic Student Members during Recent Meets

Texarkana, TX – Texas High School University Interscholastic League Academic student members earned 12 individual awards and one team award during recent meets held in Hallsville, North Lamar and at Pleasant Grove High School.

Placement, subject and coaching information is as follows:

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS:
Copy Editing: Stephanie Jumper – 1st Place. Coached by Rebecca Potter.

Editorial Writing: Stephanie Jumper – 5th Place. Coached by Rebecca Potter.

Feature Writing: Stephanie Jumper – 1st Place. Coached by Rebecca Potter.

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

Informative Speaking: Doug Kyles – 3rd Place; Dylan Avard – 4th Place. Coached by Amy Kemp.

News Writing: Stephanie Jumper – 1st Place. Coached by Rebecca Potter. 

Persuasive Speaking: Macy Sloan – 2nd Place. Coached by Amy Kemp.

Poetry Interpretation: Macy Sloan – 3rd Place. Coached by Amy Kemp.

Prose: Anna Ward – 5th Place. Coached by Amy Kemp.

Social Studies: Margaret Debenport – 6th Place; Molly Kyles – 7th Place. Coached by Chuck Zach.

TEAM AWARDS:
Speech & Debate: Team of Dylan Avard, Doug Kyles, Nils Schweizer, Macy Sloan & Anna Ward - 3rd Place. Coached by Amy Kemp.

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