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2014 UIL district results
March 31, 2014By Wynette Jameson of Clear Creek High School
Last weekend, Creek's UIL Academics team competed at the district meet. Creek's overall team placed a very close second to Clear Lake, falling a mere 31 points short of 1st place but far ahead of all other district 24-5A schools.
In Accounting, Kayla Meyers placed 6th.
In Current Issues, Taylor Johnson placed 1st, Ata Karagoz placed 2nd, and the team won 1st place. The whole team will advance to region.
In Computer Applications, Emily Kampen placed 4th.
In Computer Science, Gabe Schuffield placed 3rd advancing to Region, and Eliot Robson placed 5th. The team placed 2nd overall and are 1st alternates for Region.
In Editorial Writing, Lisa Nhan placed 3rd and Jasmine Garza placed 5th. Lisa qualifies for Region.
In Feature Writing, Elena Rodriguez placed 3rd and Jessica Sieling placed 6th. Elena advances to Region.
In Headline Writing, Jessica Sieling placed 2nd and Jasmine Garza placed 4th. Jessica qualifies for Region.
In Informative Speaking, Sahar Jiwani placed 2nd, Taylor Johnston placed 3rd, and Meagan Pucket placed 4th. Sahar and Taylor both qualify for Region.
In Literary Criticism, Mark Hinkel placed 3rd, Hannah Gellman placed 5th, and Lauren Matthews placed 6th. The team took 1st place and will represent Creek at Region.
In News Writing, Jenan Taha placed 1st and qualifies for region.
In Persuasive Speaking, Logan Ellis placed 1st and Claire Berlinger placed 6th. Logan advances to Region.
In Poetry Interpretation, Chelse Tillman placed 1st and will advance to Region.
In Prose Interpretation, Conner Kremer placed 3rd and Heather Keenan placed 5th. Conner advances to Region.
In Ready Writing, Emma Robertson placed 1st and Chris Walker placed 5th. Emma advances to Region.
In Science, Chris Walker placed 6th.
In Social Studies, Julia Griffis placed 6th. The whole team won 1st placed and will advance to Region.
Finally, The Journalism team and Speech team both won 1st place overall.
All in all, it was a very successful meet proving that Creek can compete with anyone. Thanks to all participants and good luck to the 23 students—the most in many years—who will be advancing to regionals.