By: Press Release
By: Press Release

Gainesville High School has won a 9-3AUIL Academic Championship. GHS will send regional qualifiers to compete in 23 different events in the next round. GHS had the top student in Biolo-gy, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Calculator, Feature Writing, LD Debate, News Writing, Poetry and Prose Interpretation. GHS’ One Act Play most recently received 3rd place in the dis-trict to round out the 9-3A Academic season. GISD Superintendent Dr. Jeff Brasher said, “We are very proud of GHS and the success we have seen on many different levels! As UIL cham-pions this once again exemplifies the high quality of students we have in our district and the level of academic expectations we have at GISD.” GHS Principal David Glancy said, “I couldn’t be more proud of our students and coaches. It took a total team effort. The competition was tough but our students persevered and showed what a talented, hard working group they are. It is great to be recognized for our academic accomplishments.” The Regional round will be held May 1-3 at Texas A&M Commerce.

Final District Standings:

Here are the GHS results from District Academic UIL Meet:

REGIONAL QUALIFIERS: (May 1-3 @ Commerce)

1st - Top Biology - Terrance Hall
1st - Top Chemistry - Conner Kennedy
1st - Top Physics - Mark Krahl
1st - Calculator Applications - Alexander Huerta
1st - Feature Writing - Hannah Gerken
1st - Lincoln Douglas Debate - Jordan Moore
1st - Informative Extemp. - Sierra Davis
1st - Mathematics - Alexander Huerta
1st - News Writing - Hannah Gerken
1st - Poetry Interpretation - Michael Sanchez
1st - Prose Interpretation - Mark Gage Clark
1st - Overall Science - Mark Krahl
1st - Team Science - Mark Krahl, Conner Kennedy, Terrance Hall, Alex Goines
1st - Team Social Studies - Alfredo Moreno, Alexander Huerta, Jake Rhodes, Jenny Liu
2nd - Lincoln Douglas Debate - Allison McCollum
2nd - Number Sense - Alexander Huerta
2nd - Overall Science - Conner Kennedy
2nd - Social Studies - Alfredo Moreno
2nd - Spelling & Vocab. - Jenny Liu
3rd - Computer Applications - Anna Beall
3rd - Poetry Interpretation - Madison Thomason
3rd - Social Studies - Alexander Huerta
3rd - News Writing - Genesis Marsh


4th - Headline Writing - Vicki Moreno
4th - Persuasive Extemp. - Priyanka Bhakta
4th - Poetry Interpretation - Savannah Beal
4th - Ready Writing - Maya Overstreet
4th - Social Studies - Jake Rhodes
5th - Current Events - Sierra Davis
5th - Computer Science - Sierra Davis
5th - Headline Writing - Genesis Marsh
5th - Persuasive Extemp. - Allison McCollum
5th - Prose Interpretation - Lauryn Jones
5th - Overall Science - Terrance Hall
6th - Prose Interpretation - Pamela Boeko
6th - Social Studies - Jenny Liu

1st Team - Speech
2nd Team - Calculator Applications
2nd Team - Journalism
3rd Team - Computer Science
3rd Team - OAP

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