Shelbyville Academic UIL to Compete for Top Honors at Academic Spring Meet

March 6, 2017 - High school students in Shelbyville ISD will compete for top honors during the 2017 District 22AA UIL Academic Spring Meet to be held on March 22nd at SFA. The UIL Academic District Meets bring students together to compete in over 22 college level academic contests that cover every aspect of classroom curriculum. These students meet rigorous scholastic requirements in order to voluntarily compete in UIL academics.
Contestants compete for individual honors while schools compete for the district championship. Individual winners have an opportunity to advance to the regional competition and the state meet in Austin. No other program in the nation challenges students with the same rigor as UIL Academics.

Competing from Shelbyville:
Accounting: Courtney Bass, Lizbeth Bautista, Yadira Reyes, Brisa Martinez
Calculator Applications: Mariana Mendoza, Raylen Black, Emily Nicosia, Jacobi Jackson
Computer Applications: Jasmine Osby, Vivian Mendoza, Matthew Gamble, Cade Dodd
Computer Science: Nick Powell, Elijah Johnson, Jessica Garrett, Logan Hernandez
Copy Editing: Angel Hubble, Hannah Nicosia, Matthew Gamble
Current Issues & Events: Jake Bragg, Kennedey Parker, Perla Caporali, Kyle Dodd
Editorial Writing: Angel Hubble, Hannah Nicosia, Kiersten Johnson, Laney Vickers
Feature Writing: Tori Gilchrist, Samantha Ferrebee, Angel Hubble, Alexis Burns
Headline Writing: Angel Hubble, Hannah Nicosia, Matthew Gamble, Laney Vickers
Informative Speaking: Jake Bragg, Perla Caporali, Kaitlin Campbell
Lincoln- Douglas Debate: Logan Vickers, Laney Vickers, Samantha Ferrebee
Literary Criticism: Hannah Nicosia, Raylen Black, Angel Hubble, Logan Hernandez
Mathematics: Justin Harbison, Christian Schilder, Mariana Mendoza, Austin Crocker, Trenton Roland
News Writing: Tori Gilchrist, Angel Hubble, Matthew Gamble, Laney Vickers
Number Sense: Christian Schilder, Ty Fox, Kurtrick Allen, Logan Vickers, Justin Harbison
Persuasive Speaking: Kiersten Johnson, Logan Vickers, Kyle Dodd
Poetry Interpretation: Adam Shofner, Kaci Griffin, Laney Vickers
Prose Interpretation: Madison Taylor, Hannah Jamison, Kaitlin Campbell
Ready Writing: Hannah Nicosia, Tori Gilchrist, Jessica Garrett
Science: Albertini Caporali, Kurtrick Allen, Matthew Gamble, Hannah Jamison, Trenton Roland, Samantha Ferrebee, Skylar Sigler
Social Studies: Logan Jefferson, Jordan Williams, Tyler Windham, Jacobi Jackson
Spelling & Vocabulary: Kalina Bradshaw, Rachel Powell, Cade Dodd, Mallory Permenter, Brittany Payne

Academic UIL coaches: Angela Harris-Jordy (Spelling & Vocabulary), Cole Harrison (Number Sense), Crystal Harrison (Mathematics, Calculator Applications), Brooke Harrison (Science), Mario Osby (Computer Applications), Sonya Parker (Social Studies, Current Issues & Events), Emily Sowell (Informative Speaking, Persuasive Speaking, Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Cross Examination Team Debate, Literary Criticism, Student Congress), Matthew Gregston (Accounting, Computer Science), Jeane Taylor (Poetry Interpretation, Prose Interpretation) and Claire Windham (One Act Play, Editorial Writing, Headline Writing, Feature Writing, News Writing, Ready Writing, Copy Editing).

ONE ACT PLAY - The District 22AA One Act Play competition will be held at Panola College on March 21st. Members of the Shelbyville cast and crew: Madison Taylor, Kyle Dodd, Kaci Griffin, Angel Hubble, Adam Shofner, Tori Gilchrist, Hannah Nicosia, Lizbeth Bautista, Yadira Reyes, Raylen Black, Courtney Bass, Max Emanis, Seth Sanders, Krislynn Joseph, Austin Vaughn, Phitipat “Pump” Rungsawangchaijaroen, Autumn Hubble, Emily Nicosia, Alexis Holloway, Amber Bluford, Logan Vickers, Kala Kirley and Logan Hernandez. The one act play director is Claire Windham.