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April 9, 2014

Mildred takes second at UIL district meet

Corsicana — Mildred High School students took second place in the UIL Academic competition at Buffalo High School in late March. The students scored a total of 434 points at the meet, winning a variety of top slots in district. They came in second by only about 20 points.

They will have nine teams heading to regional competitions in May.

“MISD holds a strong priority for excellence in our UIL Academics at all campus levels,” said Superintendent Becky Burns. “Our students have earned and qualified for scholarships through their UIL academic involvement. I am so proud of the students and coaches.”

The team competition results are as follows:

The Mildred accounting team, made up of Ally Ayers, Ethan Jock, Ella Watts, Elizabeth Wright, took first place at UIL district competition.

The computer science team, consisting of Eli Powers, Nicholas Stone, Tiger Hill, and Chevy Hanna, also took first at district.

The Number Sense team, with members Trystan Cisney, Callie Cook, Tyler Malone, and Chevy Hanna, took first, as well.

The spelling and vocabulary team of Angel Carpenter, Collin Linex, Miranda Pearson, Samantha Petty, and Clay Waller, also won first at district.

Taking second place at district was the journalism team, with Bethany Brown, Collin Linex, Trystan Cisney, Haley Jenkins, Ally Ayers and Maddie Kirk.

The mathematics team, with members Xavier Fuqua, Tyler Malone, Chevy Hanna, and Nicholas Stone, also won second.

And the calculator applications team of Trent Cecil, Taylor Arnett, Donnie Morphew, and Alexandra White won second as well.

The science team, with Callie Cook, Chevy Hanna, Tiger Hill, Tyler Malone, Donnie Morphew, Sagen Williams, took second at the district meet. Chevy Hanna also was the top scorer in physics at the competition.

And the team of Cole Dulworth, Danny Smith, Eli Powers, Nicholas Stone, Katie Casaday, Molly Gaines, Madison Murrell and Brooke-lyn Lowery, won second in the speech competition.

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