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UIL academic team earns accolades
Jan 27, 2011 | 378 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Refugio High School UIL team has been earning honors at practice meets over the last three weeks. Competitors include (first row) Faith Blaschke, Jessie Heryford, Hanna Rose, Coral Jones, Carolina Palomino, (second row) Claire Blaschke, Stephanie Ordaz, Kristen Wise, Madi Preston, Katie Bernal, (third row) Daniel Loveday, Cody Steele, Dalton Klare and Kenzie Herring.
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The Refugio High School UIL team racked up numerous honors at area practice meets over the past two weeks.

The Refugio High School UIL computer science team was ranked the top 2A school in the Gregory-Portland meet on Jan. 15. The team also won a first place at the Rockport meet on Jan. 17 and a first place at the Port Aransas meet over the weekend.

Fifteen students competed at Gregory Portland meet.

“These busy students have much to be talked about when they arrive home each afternoon,” said Anna Garcia, librarian.

The computer science team includes Cody Steele, who won 4th place individually, Stephanie Ordaz, 5th; and Katie Bernal, 6th. The computer science team placed second with a total of 410 points.

In calculator application, Daniel Loveday placed 6th; Dalton Klare, 7th; and Stephanie Ordaz, 9th. The team placed 3rd overall in the small school category.

In mathematics, Katie Bernal came in 7th.

The mathematics team of Katie Bernal, Daniel Loveday, and Cody Steele placed 2nd in the small school mathematics category.

The journalism team brought home a second place trophy that was awarded to Carolina Palomino who competed in feature writing.

Individual results at the Rockport meet include Ordaz, 2nd; Bernal, 3rd; and Cody Steele, 4th.

This past weekend the Refugio team traveled to Port Aransas UIL Invitational Meet where the calculator applications team placed 1st, computer science,1st; mathematics, 6th; feature writing, 1st, and headline writing, 4th.

Individual places will be announced as soon as the information is acquired.

“It is evident that Refugio High School students are beginning 2011 on a positive academic note!” Garcia said.

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