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LHS wins first place in UIL competition
Polk County Enterprise - April 2008
LIVINGSTON — The Livingston High School Academic Team returned victoriously from Huntsville High School on Saturday, March 29 as the District 18 4A Sweepstakes Champion. LHS had a total of 325 points edging out the competition with an overall team effort. In UIL, the District Championship is fi gured by adding up points won for each individual and team placing. To the points won by the normal academic events, the district championship adds the points from earlier competitions in CX Debate and One-Act Play making it a true school victory. For the past two years, LHS has been the runner-up at the District Meet but this year, (the fi nal year in District 18 4A), LHS came away the winner.
Final school totals were: Calculator Applications — 2nd place Jessica Dominguez; fi fth place Pedro Chavarri; 2nd Place team; Coach – Kathy Henty Current Issues — 1st place Travis Crew; fi fth place Patricia Wortham; sixth place Brady Cullen; fi rst Place team; Coach – Leah Huddlestone Computer Applications — fi rst place Nathan Blakley; fourth place Kelsey Newkham; sixth place Megan Bartholmey; Coach Deana Evans. Computer Science — sixth place Zack McDonald. Editorial Writing — second place Lacey Bookman Feature Writing — second place Zoe Delafosse Headline Writing — fi fth place Zoe Delafosse News Writing — fourth place Zoe Delafosse; fi fth place Lacey Bookman; Journalism Coach (all four events) – Marci Dickens Literary Criticism —third place Jim Zeigler; fourth place S a h e r Hyderali; second place team; Coach Bette Smith Mathematics — third place Drew Colvin; Coach – Kathy Henty Number Sense — fi fth place Mariella Vallejo; sixth place Megan Batholmey Poetry Interpretation — third place Lindsie Stafford; Coach Sandy Gilbert Prose Interpretation — first place BJ McKissick; Coach – Sandy Gilbert Ready Writing — second place Elise Nellsch; fifth place J i m Zeigler; Coach – Mary Beth Wood Social Studies — first place Jessica Dominguez; fourth place Ben Boyd; second place team; Coach Scott Jefferies Spelling and Vocabulary — third place Jacob Woods; fourth place Adrianna Celedon; fifth place Jessica Dominguez; first place team; Coach Lorene Overall Cross Examination Debate; second Place team; Coach Martha Baker & Scott Morgan One Act Play — Director – Lisa Henderson Zone & District Advancing Play Fourteen different students have advanced to the Regional competition on April 12 at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville with 16 different placings.
Those students advancing are: Adrianna Celedon — Spelling and Vocabulary BJ McKissick — Prose Interpretation Brady Cullen — Current Issues Drew Colvin — Mathematics Elise Nellsch — Ready Writing Saher Hyderali — Current Events Jacob Woods — Spelling and Vocabulary Jessica Dominguez — Calculator Applications Jessica Dominguez — Social Studies Jessica Dominguez — Spelling and Vocabulary Jim Zeigler — Literary Criticism Lacey Bookman — Editorial Writing Lindsie Stafford — P o e t r y Interpretation Katherine Poage — Spelling & Vocabulary Nathan Blakley — Computer Applications Patricia Wortham — Current Issues Travis Crew — Current Issues Zoe Delafosse — Feature Writing
SCHOOL POINT TOTALS Livingston H S 325 Willis HS 295 Montgomery HS 283 Brenham HS 195 Waller HS 131 Magnolia West HS 106 Huntsville H S 91 Caney Creek HS 48