South UIL Social Studies Team wins big at Best of Texas Tournament

UIL Social Studies_Harlingen South

The Harlingen High School South UIL Social Studies Team participated in the Best of Texas Tournament and received the second place team trophy.

Senior Josh Anderson was awarded the first place gold medal; junior Ryan Benavides won second place silver medal; senior Ben Whitman received fourth place honorable mention ribbon; senior Arturo Olivares won first place in the third round and received  fifth place overall ribbon; senior Arturo Villarreal placed third in the second round and received a sixth place overall ribbon.

The team also recently won the District 32 -6A UIL Social Studies Championship.

Competing in the Best of Texas Tournament were 71 participants from high schools across the state in the 6A school category. The online contest consists of three rounds of tests and is designed to prepare student for UIL competition.


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