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WHS UIL Academic Team Finishes Second at Regional Competition

April 29, 2024

Wimberley HS students competed at the 4A-Region IV UIL Academic contest on April 26-27 in Corpus Christi, ending up in an overall tie for second place among all schools competing. WHS came home with one team and four individual victories from the meet. In all, WHS will have one full team competing at the state meet (Current Issues & Events) and seven individuals. Another two individuals are state alternates in their events. The total sweepstakes point total from the regional meet were as follows (top-five):

CC Tuloso-Midway 172
Wimberley 164
Needville 164
La Joya Salinas Stem ECHS 130
Port Lavaca Calhoun 92
 
The State Academic Meet will be held on May 13-15 at the University of Texas at Austin. Those from WHS who placed at the region meet are below, state qualifiers are denoted by bold font. (The full meet results are online here.)
 
 
Accounting - 5th Place Team - Coached by Roberto Frontera
Maaral Charyyeva - 12th
Madeline Plant - 14th
Nate Riser - 18th
Sebastian Rodriguez - 30th (tie)
 
 
Calculator Applications - Coached by Roberto Frontera
Shepherd Carter - 17th
 
 
Computer Science - Coached by Brannon Gilley
Shepherd Carter - 19th
 
 
Copy Editing - Coached by Laquita Sellers
Raine Marinos - 3rd
 
 
Current Issues and Events - 1st Place Team - Coached by Bo Bowman
Josh Bober - 1st
Alex Caldwell - 2nd
Hyatt Romp -11th (tie)
Alexis Marinos - 24th (tie)
 
 
Editorial Writing - Coached by Laquita Sellers
Gage Trudeau - 3rd
 
 
Headline Writing - Coached by Laquita Sellers
Elizabeth Gonzales - 1st
 
 
Informative Speaking - Coached by Kyla Brookshier-DeLeon
Josh Bober - 1st
Sophia Vitela - 3rd
 
 
Mathematics - 3rd Place Team - Coached by Roberto Frontera
Wolf Hill - 6th
Jacob Mantsch - 11th
Ian Craig - 19th (tie)
Alex Chio - 23rd (tie)

 
News Writing - Coached by Laquita Sellers
Peyton Shaw - 5th
 
 
Number Sense - 3rd Place Team - Coached by Roberto Frontera
Tison Sames - 4th (State Alternate)
Wolf Hill - 7th
Maddox Gonzales - 13th (tie)
Shepherd Carter - 25th

 
Persuasive Speaking - Coached by Kyla Brookshier-DeLeon
Gage Trudeau - 1st
Carys Bowling - 4th (State Alternate)
 
 
Science - 3rd Place Team - Coached by Laquita Sellers
Jacob Mantsch - 5th (4th Chemistry, 2nd Physics)
Olivia Wilson - 8th
Tyler Youens - 14th 
Raine Marinos - 18th
 
 
Social Studies - 3rd Place Team - Coached by Ashley Kusmec
Hyatt Romp - 3rd
Rachel Caldwell - 9th
Chloe Thompson -13th (tie)
Josh Bober - 15th
 
 
Spelling - Coached by Bo Bowman
Risa Espinoza - 19th
 
 
Journalism - 2nd Place Team
 
Speech and Debate - 2nd Place Team
 
The Wimberley HS UIL Academic Coordinator is Kyla Brookshier-De Leon.
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