FHS Students Excel at Academic UIL Regional Competition

The students traveled to the University of Texas-Arlington for the regional competition recently and will advance to state.

Lauren-SteeleTwenty-two students and seven teachers traveled to the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex recently for the Academic UIL Regional competition to compete in a variety of categories, including computer applications, editorial writing, Lincoln-Douglas debate and more.

The top three individuals in regional competition advance to state at the University of Texas-Austin, while fourth through sixth place are alternates.

The students who will advance to state Academic UIL include:

Josh Kennon, Computer Applications (third place)
Mackenzie Boyd, Editorial Writing (second place)

Lauren Steele, Lincoln-Douglas Debate (second place)

Riki Sampson placed fourth in Number Sense and will serve as an alternate.

Congratulations to each of these students for their accomplishments in Academic UIL!