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High School students compete at UIL Practice Meets

Special to The Leader

West Orange – Stark High School students participated in two UIL Academic Practice Meets recently.

In early January, students competed at the Hamshire-Fannett Meet. Tyffani Hinson placed second in poetry and Donquinesha Harris placed second in news writing.

David Jones placed third in editorial writing.

Demaric Judge placed fourth in news writing. Emma Dorantes placed fifth in editorial writing. Brandon Roy placed sixth in current issues and events.

In team competition, the WO-S journalism team placed second.

Last weekend, Emma Dorantes also placed in competition at the Nederland UIL Practice Meet. At the event, she placed first in news writing and editorial writing. She also placed second in feature writing.