Mt. Pleasant UIL Invitational Meet Results
January 6-7, 2012
The Sulphur Springs High School UIL Academic Team opened the season by competing in the Mt. Pleasant UIL Invitational Meet this past weekend. Their hard work so far was rewarded with the earning of numerous medals and team trophies including the first place sweepstakes award for large schools. Friday evening contests consisted of both Lincoln-Douglas and Cross-Examination Debate as well as the Ready Writing contest. The remainder of the contests were held on Saturday. Results for each contest are listed below.
Will Horton earned 6th place in L-D Debate. Will also placed fifth in Persuasive Speaking while Thurman Allen took sixth place in that contest.
In Poetry Interpretation, Reilly Hale placed first and Breanna Relleke placed fourth.
In Prose Interpretation, Triston Pullen placed second, Jade Ausbrooks placed fifth, and Lindsey Froneberger placed sixth.
The wins in these four events resulted in a first place Speech Team trophy and ten extra points for the sweepstakes trophy.
Ready Writers Colby Carter, Ashleigh Wallace, and Rebecca Sehnert earned first, second, and third places respectively.
Mt. Pleasant offered a full Texas Math and Science Coaches' Association math and science portion of the meet. This breaks the students up by grade level.
In Number Sense, Peyton Howard and Drew McCullough tied for second place and Andrew Allen placed fourth in the 9th grade division. Among 11th graders, Macie McIllwain placed second, Uriel Gutierrez placed 3rd, and Jarred Cowley placed fourth. Karina Rosales placed third and Jesse Yancy placed fifth in the 12th grade division.
In Calculator Applications, Hannah Mattison placed third among 9th graders while Macy Johnston placed in the tenth grade division. Justin Mathews placed second, Rachel Mattison placed 4th, and Gaby Rosales placed fifth in the 11th grade division. Karina Rosales placed 4th in the 12th grade division.
In Mathematics, Andrew Allen placed second, Ariel Gonzalez placed third, Peyton Howard placed fourth, and Drew McCullough placed fifth among 9th graders, Uriel Gutierrez placed second, Rachel Mattison placed third, and Macie McIllwain placed fifth among 11th graders, and Rebecca Sehnert not only placed first in the 12th grade division, but she also placed first overall.
For the Science contest, Uriel Gutierrez palced first and Macie McIllwain placed fifth among 11th graders and Angel Tovar-Yanez placed second and Rebecca Sehnert placed fifth among 12th graders.
All of the math and science awards resulted in a second place overall will for the SSHS Math and Science Team.
Accounting contest resulted in Reagan Humphrey, Jarred Cowley, Justin Mathews, Dominic Ortega, and Devin Mitchell winning first through fifth places respectively and earning the first place team trophy.
In Computer Applications, Iris Gutierrez earned sixth place.
For Journalism, Kendall Hopper placed first in Editorial Writing and Miranda Caddell placed sixth in Editorial Writing, fifth in Feature Writing, and first in Headline Writing.
In Literary Criticism, Colby Carter placed second, Ashleigh placed third, Sarah Forsman placed fourth, Kirstie Wallace placed fifth, and Madison Millsap placed sixth. They also earned the first placed trophy for the event.
In Spelling and Vocabulary, Jacqueline Tovar-Yanez placed first, Ashley Clegg placed second, Silvia Gudino placed third, and Ivon Gonzalez placed sixth. The team earned the first place team trophy.
In Current Events, Evan Meek placed second and Samantha Helterbrand placed sixth. Ariel Gonzalez helped the team win the second place trophy.
In Social Studies, Evan Meek placed seond and Ariel Gonzalez placed sixth.
In Computer Science, Kade Koon won first place, Shawn Tucker won second place, Angel Tovar-Yanez won third place, Thurman Allen won fourth place, Devin Mitchell won fifth place, and Karl Sehnert won sixth place. They took home both the first and second place team trophies.