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Memorial UIL Academics Team Wins District

The Memorial UIL Academics Team placed 1st overall in the District Championship. Our team had 23 students place in 18 events. We had 21 qualifications for regionals, 3 alternates, and 5 team awards.
 
The following students and teams placed:
 
Calculator Applications
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J. Hernandez place 6th
B. San Miguel placed 4th (alternate)
2nd Place Team
 
 
Computer Applications
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P. Gomez placed 6th
 
 
Computer Science
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S. Montoya place 4th (regional qualifier)
J. Puente placed 2nd (regional qualifier)
P. Gome placed 1st (regional qualifier)
1st Place Team (regional qualifier)
 
 
Editorial Writing
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K. Johnson placed 1st (regional qualifier)
 
 
Feature Writing
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K. Johnson placed 1st (regional qualifier)
 
 
Headline Writing
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K. Johnson placed 2nd (regional qualifier
 
 
Informative Speaking
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H. Mauricio place 3rd (regional qualifier)
L. Venegas placed 2nd (regional qualifier)
H. Montez place 1st (regional qualifier)
 
 
Lincoln-Douglas Debate
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V. Barbosa and C. Reeves tied for 1st placed
 
 
Literary Criticism
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V. Perez placed 5th
D. Venegas placed 4th
M. Sweeney placed 2nd (regional qualifier)
J. Flores placed 1st (regional qualifier)
1st Place Team
 
 
Mathematics
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S. Montoya placed 6th
 
 
Number Sense
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S. Montoya placed 4th
 
 
News Writing
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K. Johnson placed 3rd (regional qualifier)
 
 
Persuasive Speaking
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A. Maldonado placed 4th (alternate)
V. Barbosa placed 3rd (regional qualifier)
C. Reeves placed 1st (regional qualifier)
 
 
Poetry Interpretations
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S. Aranda placed 6th
L. Salas placed 5th
 
 
Prose Interpretation
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M. Calderon plaed 6th
T. Sanchez placed 1st
 
 
Ready Writing
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K. Diaz placed 6th
J. Flores place 2nd (regional qualifier)
 
 
Journalism
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2nd Place Team
 
 
Speech
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1st Place Team
 
 
The coaches for the Memorial UIL Academic Team are Monica Nino, Christine Cabrera, Carlos Martinez, David Villalobos, Dennis Gray, Kathleen Reid, and Robert Root.