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WHS UIL Academic Team Competes at Regionals; Seven Students Advance to State Meet

April 20, 2021

The Wimberley High School UIL Academic team competed at the 4A Region IV meet on April 13, 16-17. Seven WHS students qualified for for the state meet by finishing in the top-three of their individual events or as part of two teams that qualified. In addition, WHS had three state alternates (4th place finish). As a team, the Texans finished in 4th place at the regional meet, behind Needville HS, Port Lavaca Calhoun HS, and Corpus Christi Tuloso-Midway HS. The regional team score is a cumulative total that includes the academics events, speech and debate events, and the One Act Play.

The following students/teams placed at the meet: (state qualifiers in BOLD)

Current Issues
Quinton Mendoza - 1st
Jackson Delhagen - 3rd
Harrison Mayhew - 5th (state qualifier with team)
Cameron Waida - 10th-tie (state qualifier with team)
   
Feature Writing
Carson Ramsey - 4th (state alternate)
 
Headline Writing
Jackson Delhagen - 1st
Carson Ramsey - 6th
 
Informative Speaking
Elysia Becken - 6th
  
Poetry Interpretation
Eveleigh Jennings - 4th (state alternate)
Logan Brookshier - 5th
  
Ready Writing
Elysia Becken - 3rd
 
Science
Ava Armstrong - 5th
 
Social Studies
Quinton Mendoza - 1st
Jackson Delhagen - 3rd
Tillman Martinez - 4th (state qualifier with team)
Natalie Smith - 14th (state qualifier with team)
 
Spelling and Vocabulary
Carson Ramsey - 4th (state alternate)
 
Team Competitions
Current Issues - 1st
Social Studies - 1st
 
 
The UIL Academic State Meet will take place Saturday, May 1. The Wimberley HS UIL Academic Coordinator is Kyla Brookshier-DeLeon.