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WHS Students Compete at State UIL Academic Meet

May 4, 2021

The Wimberley High School UIL Academic team brought home three State Championships from the 4A State Academic Meet on May 1. Leading the way for the Texans was junior Quinton Mendoza who won championships in Current Issues and Social Studies. Mendoza's first place finish in Current Issues also led the WHS team to a first place tie with Hereford HS. The other members of the Current Issues Team were Jackson Delhagen (4th overall), Harrison Mayhew (10th), and Cameron Waida (13th). The Social Studies team finished in second place overall. Competing for the team were Mendoza (1st overall), Tillman Martinez (10th), Jackson Delhagen (17th), and Natalie Smith (20th). Also placing at the state meet was Elysia Becken, who finished third in the Ready Writing event. Overall the WHS team earned 60.5 points, ranking 6th in 4A behind Argyle HS, Lindale HS, Andrews HS, Salado HS, and Hereford HS.

The following students/teams placed at the meet:

Current Issues
Quinton Mendoza - 1st
Jackson Delhagen - 4th
Harrison Mayhew - 10th
Cameron Waida - 13th-tie
      
Ready Writing
Elysia Becken - 3rd
 
Social Studies
Quinton Mendoza - 1st
Tillman Martinez - 10th
Jackson Delhagen - 17th
Natalie Smith - 20th
  
Team Competitions
Current Issues - 1st (tie)
Social Studies - 2nd
 
 
The Wimberley HS UIL Academic Coordinator is Kyla Brookshier-DeLeon. The Current Issues and Social Studies teams are coached by Brad Biggers.
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