Shelbyville High School Students to Compete at Academic Spring Meet at SFA

March 13, 2015 - High school students in Shelbyville ISD will compete for top honors during the 2015 District 21A UIL Academic Spring Meet to be held on March 26st 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, Odalis Martinez, Vivian Mendoza
  • Calculator Applications: Altobeli Caporali, Harlie Hagler, Christasha Johnson, Vivian Mendoza, Mariana Mendoza
  • Computer Applications: Dee Osby, Ali Baty, Christian Schilder
  • Computer Science: Derek Arndt, Randall Dusang, Sam Windham
  • Current Issues & Events: Jake Bragg, Dee Osby, Kennedey Parker, Caleigh Sparks
  • Editorial Writing: Kylee Windham, Lindsey Holbrook, Hannah Nicosia, Tristan Smith
  • Feature Writing: Kylee Windham, Lindsey Holbrook, Bobby Vandrovec, Tori Gilchrist
  • Headline Writing: Kylee Windham, Sam Windham, Tristan Smith, Hannah Nicosia
  • Informative Speaking: Jake Bragg, Harlie Hagler, Devenne Smith
  • Lincoln Douglas Debate: Kaci Griffin, Austin Crocker, Sam Windham
  • Literary Criticism: Perla Caporali, Hannah Nicosia, Raylen Black, Angel Hubble
  • Mathematics: Altobeli Caporali, Derek Arndt, Harlie Hagler, Jessica Hemphill, Cleosha Jeter
  • News Writing: Kylee Windham, Bobby Vandrovec, Lindsey Holbrook, Tori Gilchrist
  • Number Sense: Harlie Hagler, Christian Schilder, Altobeli Caporali, Ty Fox
  •   Persuasive Speaking: Savannah Talbert, Madison Taylor, Kaci Griffin
  • Poetry Interpretation: Madison Taylor, Kamaryn Smith, Kaci Griffin
  • Prose Interpretation: Hannah Hall, Kaitlin Campbell, Danie’ Hancock
  •  Ready Writing: Kylee Windham, Tristan Smith, Hannah Nicosia, Tori Gilchrist
  • Science: Derek Arndt, Randall Dusang, Jessica Hemphill, Ambria Garrett, Danie’ Hancock, Trenton Roland, Sam Windham
  • Social Studies: Caleigh Sparks, Dee Osby, Kennedey Parker, Ambria Garrett
  • Spelling & Vocabulary: Altobeli Caporali, Kalina Bradshaw, Ty Fox, Ryan Alvis

Academic coaches: Kristi Brown (Spelling & Vocabulary), Cole Harrison (Number Sense), Crystal Harrison (Mathematics, Calculator Applications), Joyce Oliver & 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).

One Act Play - The District 22AA One Act Play competition will be held at Panola College on March 27th. Members of the Shelbyville cast and crew: Sam Windham, Julian Johnson, Jake Fox, Jayne Fuller, Tori Gilchrist, Andrew Lindsey, Max Fenton, Danie’ Hancock, Ty Fox, Jessica Hemphill, Angel Hubble, Odalis Martinez, Madison Taylor, Derek Arndt, Kaci Griffin, Kassidy Williams, Bobby Vandrovec, Yadia Reyes, Hannah Nicosia, Perla Caporali, Lizbeth Bautista, Adam Shofner, Kalina Bradshaw, Tristan Smith, Raylen Black and Courtney Bass.