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Benbrook takes home 30 individual medals, two first place teams

On Saturday, March 30th, The Benbrook Middle-High School UIL Academic Team competed in day one of the District 9-4A UIL Academic Meet. The students took home 30 individual medals and 20 team medals in 17 events. Currently, eleven students qualified individually in twelve events, and two teams advanced collectively for the Regional Meet at Texas A&M University - Commerce on April 12 and 13. Benbrook is currently 2nd in point totals going into the speaking events next Saturday at O.D. Wyatt. Please congratulate them on their hard work and their future success at Regionals!


The awards are as follows:

 

Accounting: Dave Koenig, Coach

Paul Harper 4th

Matthew Culbertson 6th

 

Calculator Applications: Ryan Peterson, Coach

Connor MacAdam 1st - Regional Qualifier

Michael Fowler 2nd - Regional Qualifier

Grace Clingman 6th

Julia McNeal

1st Place Team advancing to Regionals

 

Current Issues: Jamie Krempa, Coach

Mary Michael 2nd - Regional Qualifier

Julia Hunnell 4th

Katy Van Zandt

Lauren Boyd

2nd Place Team

 

Computer Applications: Dave Koenig, Coach

Matthew Culbertson 4th

 

Copy Editing: Ryan Peterson, Coach

Sharadin McWhorter 2nd - Regional Qualifier

Caitlin McWhorter 3rd - Regional Qualifier

 

Computer Science: Jared Spoon, Coach

Jose Mijares 5th

 

Editorial Writing: Ryan Peterson, Coach

Sharadin McWhorter 2nd - Regional Qualifier

 

Feature Writing: Ryan Peterson, Coach

Caitlin McWhorter 1st - Regional Qualifier

Ely Hernandez 4th

Sareena Naran 6th

 

Headline Writing: Ryan Peterson, Coach

Caitlin McWhorter 3rd - Regional Qualifier

Sareena Naran 5th

 

Literary Criticism: Jamie Krempa, Coach

Julia Hunnell 1st - Regional Qualifier

Sharadin McWhorter 2nd - Regional Qualifier

Jaya Sundarrajan 5th

Katy Van Zandt

1st Place Team advancing to Regionals

 

Mathematics: Ryan Peterson, Coach

Connor Macadam 2nd - Regional Qualifier

Sharadin McWhorter 4th

Julia Hunnell

Jaya Sundarrajan

2nd Place Team and possibly advancing to Regionals as a wildcard

 

Number Sense: Ryan Peterson, Coach

Connor MacAdam 6th

 

New Writing: Ryan Peterson, Coach

Jorge Villalobos 1st - Regional Qualifier

Julia McNeal 6th

 

Ready Writing: Chris Pavlovich, Coach

6th place individual

 

Social Studies: Tiffany Giddens, Coach

Cora Bowling 5th

 

Spelling: Jared Spoon, Coach

Jacob Parker 5th

Sharadin McWhorter 6th

Connor MacAdam

2nd Place Team

 

 

We would also like to thank those who volunteered their time to make the competition happen as well as all the teachers and administrators at BMHS... your support makes this program successful!