UIL Academic Team competes in Devine; McDonald, Gaylor, San Miguel to advance

This past week the UIL Academic Team competed in the District Competition in Devine. Placing in events were:

In Computer Applications: 3rd place Johnny Paredes

In Current Events: 6th place Antonio Gonzales

In Headline Writing: 5th place Quinn Hout

In Literary Criticism: 4th place Adam Leyva

In Poetry Interpretation: 2nd place Victoria Simmons

In Prose: 2nd place Rachel Terzado

In Social Studies: 4th place Christopher Lacy.  The Social Studies Team of Mauricio Castillo, Chris Lacy, Jacob Lytle, and Joseph Perez placed 2nd.

In Spelling: Maddi Gaylor placed 4th and Bri McDonald placed 1st, and the team of Maddi Gaylor, Bri McDonald, and Matthew San Miguel placed 1st as a team and will all be competing in Regionals.

Bri McDonald showed her senior experience during the week and brought home 3 gold medals and one 4th place. Bri placed:

1st in Spelling

1st in Feature Writing

1st in Editorial Writing

and 4th in news writing.  She will be competing in 3 events at the Regional UIL Meet in April.

The Lytle Team had a lot to be proud of this year.  The Freshmen and Sophomore classes havefilled the UIL team back up, and 6 out of the 8 coaches are new to their events. A big thanks goes to Joe Alaniz, Joe Lytle, Jessica Barney, Greg Michalak, Kayla Speaker, Mitch Hale and Hannah Lara Mueller for all their work.

Brenda Emley

Lytle High School

Posted on March 28, 2016 .