WHS Journalism & Current Events Teams Win Gold at State

  • The winning continues for WHS UIL Journalism Team

    Journalism Team: Jillian Garcia and Donovan McCann-1st place 
    Current Events & Issues Team: Jacob Surdy, Jake Smorrenburg, Thomas Ludwick and Quinton Mendoza-1st place 
    Jillian Garcia-2nd place editorial, 5th place headline, 6th place feature
    Donovan McCann- 2nd place editorial
    Congratulations to all the students and their coaches, Kate McNeely, Journalism and Brad Biggers, Current Events. 

    UIL Gold Team
    L-R.Jillian Garcia, Donovan McCann, Thomas Ludwick, Quinton Mendoza, Jake Smoorenburg and Jacob Surdy

    Jillian Winner
    Jillian Garcia     

    Jill an and Donovan Winners
    Donovan McCann and Jillian Garcia  

    Male Student Winner
    Donovan McCann                                                                                




    UIL Team  UIL Team

    Congratulations to Wimberley High School University Interscholastic Academic Team for moving on to State competition following a great showing at regional in Corpus Christi April 12. The team placed 5th out of 32 schools with several students moving on to the 2019 UIL State Meet May 2-4 with speech events on May 29-30 at the University of Texas at Austin.  

    1st Place Journalism Team: Jillian Garcia, Hannah Pickens, Jillian Merritt, Cameron Savage and Donovan McCann

    1st Place Current Events & Issues Team/State Bound: Jacob Surdy, Jake Smorrenburg, Thomas Ludwick and Quinton Mendoza 

    3rd Place Math Team: Ben McLemore, Luke Evans, James McLemore, Julia Love

    3rd Place Social Studies Team: Cameron Savage, Quinton Mendoza, Thomas Ludwick, Donovan McCann


    1st Headline/State Qualifier: Donovan McCann

    2nd Headline/State Qualifier: Jillian Garcia

    2nd Editorial/State Qualifier: Jillian Garcia

    2nd Feature/State Qualifier: Jillian Garcia

    4th Poetry/State Alternate: Logan Brookshier

    4th Current Events & Issues/State Alternate: Quinton Mendoza

    5th Current Events & Issues: Jake Smorrenburg

    5th Social Studies: Cameron Savage

    6th News: Jillian Merritt

    6th Math: Ben McLemore