Waxahachie High places second overall in District 11-6A Academics Spring Meet

Waxahachie High students competed in the District 11-6A UIL District Academics Spring Meet on March 27 at Mansfield High School. Competitors who medaled in first, second, and third place will advance to the Region UIL Academic Championships on April 16 and 17, which will be conducted in pods across Mansfield, Belton, Waco, and Klein ISDs. The top three medalists from the upcoming Region UIL Academic Meet advance to the State UIL Academic Championships.  

Waxahachie High School placed second overall with 361 points. 



Sarah Gelsomino — 4th 

Waxahachie High Team — 1st 


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Jake Duvall — 4th 

Waxahachie High Team — 2nd 


Current Issues 

Morgan Lenamond — 4th 

Owen Bartosh — 6th 

Waxahachie High Team — 2nd 


Copy Editing 

Owen Bartosh — 2nd 

Morgan Lenamond — 5th 


Computer Science 

Ryan Harris — 1st 

Leah Gonzalez — 3rd 

Patrick Wray — 4th 

Waxahachie High Team — 1st 


Editorial Writing  

Maven Navarro — 2nd  

Owen Bartosh — 5th 


Feature Writing  

Kaite Walker — 1st 

Emma Fletcher —3rd  


Headline Writing 

Maven Navarro — 1st 

Morgan Lenamond — 3rd 


Literary Criticism 

Corrine Auvenshine — 5th 


News Writing  

Katie Walker — 1st 

Emma Fletcher — 2nd 

Brianna Padron — 4th 


Persuasive Speaking 

Ella Crow — 1st 

Alex Fallen — 5th 

Keegan Underwood — 6th 


Poetry Interpretation 

Omari Crocker — 5th 

Madeline Condor — 6th 


Ready Writing  

Danielle Lisiecki — 1st 

Mariel Camargo — 2nd 


Social Studies 

Wesley Smith — 6th 


Spelling & Vocabulary 

Jurnee Verbeck — 5th 

Joseph Jimenez — 6th 


One-Act Play 

Waxahachie High Team — 1st 


Names in bold will advance to the Region UIL Academic Championships.