HHSS UIL academic team named District 32-5A Champions

The Harlingen High School South Academic University Interscholastic League (UIL) earned the title of District 32 -5A Champions at the UIL District Meet on March 22.

The campus blew away the competition with a total of 400 points in over 10 categories. In addition to being named District Champions, the campus also took home the top sweepstakes prize.

All students that placed first, second or thirdwill advance to the UIL Academic Regional Meet to be held at the University of Texas San Antonio in April.


List of winners:

Calculator Applications:

3rd – Ruth Rodriguez

4th – Ryan Mowers

Computer Applications:

3rd – Alejos Salazar

Editorial Writing:

3rd – Justin Elizalde

Feature Writing:

3rd – Justin Elizalde

6th – John Fraga

Informative Speaking:

1st – Jann Soto

2nd – Luana Chaires

3rd – Collin Flemmons

Lincoln Douglas Debate:

1st – Jann Soto

Number Sense:

1st – Ryan Mowers

News Writing:

2nd – Just Elizalde

3rd – John Fraga

4th – Kathrine Allen

Persuasive Speaking:

1st – Devon Fierro

2nd – Chris Esparza

3rd – Dante Colmenares

Poetry Interp:

1st – Rebecca Pockrus

2nd – Devon Fierro

3rd – Joshua Figueroa

Prose Interp:

1st – Angel Yanez

3rd – Kelly Mclean

Ready Writing:

1st – Joshua Teruneh

Social Studies:

5th – Magali Martinez

Spelling and Vocabulary:

1st – Bianca Quintanilla

2nd – Matthew Waters

5th – Sherry De La Rosa

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