OHS UIL Academic Invitational

Published 11:34 am Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Orangefield High School UIL Academic Teams traveled to Center, Texas for an Invitational meet on Saturday, February 20th.  OHS brought 28 students and came home with 18 medals. Allie Crouch brought home a medal in each Journalism Event: 4th Place in Editorials, 4th Place in Features, 1st Place in News, and 1st place in Headline Writing. Jesse Wilson also brought home a Journalism medal for 2nd place in Editorial Writing.  Kinley McFarlin brought home the 1st place medal for Computer Applications.  Gabby Kearns brought home the 3rd place medal for Social Studies. Shae Nugent brought home the 3rd place medal for Current Events.  The Spelling Team of Anna VanPelt, Olivia Davis, and Whitney Flanigan brought home the 1st place team medals with Anna Placing 4th and Olivia placing 5th as individuals.  OHS’s speaking events also brought home medals with Scarlett Neely placing 1st in LD Debate; Yuritziy Gomez placing 3rd in Informative Speaking; Justin Dupuis placing 3rd, Preston Penny placing 5th, and Griffin Batchelor placing 6th in Persuasive Speaking.  Congratulations to each of these students and their sponsors.