DHS wins District UIL title

The Devine High School Academic teams dominated the 2017 29AAAA UIL District Meet, winning by over 240 points! It was held on March 22-23, 2017 and the final score totals of all events were: Devine 760, Carrizo Springs 518, Pearsall 153, Lytle 150, and Crystal City 75.
DHS UIL Coordinator Becky Meek stated, “I am extremely proud of the sponsors and students of Devine High School, they worked hard and our success reflects their hard work. I am excited to take one of the largest groups of students and sponsors to the Regional meet next week in Corpus Christi. I wish everyone good luck and hope we advance to State.”
The DHS UIL sponsors are: Rosanne Lopez, Debi Petty, Jim Wilcox, Kate Fowler, Stephanie Kohlleppel, Julie Prugh, Renean Cowan, Monica Taylor, Robert Favarato, and Becky Meek.
Individual Results:
Accounting: 1st Jamie Stein, 2nd Christian Aliman, 3rd Jesse Lyle, 4th Ramiro Castro.
Current Issues: 1st Scarlett Smith, 5th Kelsey Arche. 1st Team.
Computer Applications: 5th Seth Maldonado, 6th Hannah Stolzman.
Computer Science: 1st Sultanbeibarys Yessimkhan, 2nd Jesse Lyle, 4th Waylon Radicke.
Editorial Writing: 1st,Abigail Kohlleppel 6th Kelsey Hornsby.
Feature Writing: 1st Amanda Wilson, 2nd Abigail Kohlleppel, 4th Addison Trojanowski.
Headline Writing: 1st Josephine Taitano, 4th Alissa Stehle.
Informative Speaking: 1st Michael Meek, 3rd Seth Maldonado, 6th Paige Williamson.
Lincoln Douglas Debate: 1st Scarlett Smith, 2nd Samantha Ramirez, 6th Sydnie Harrell.
Literary Criticism: 1st Amada Guardiola, 2nd, Carley Miculka, 3rd Jose Guardiola, 5th Samantha Ramirez.
Mathematics: 3rd (tie) Mason Honig, 3rd (tie) Brooklyn Anderson.
Number Sense: 2nd Brooklyn Anderson, 3rd Sultanbeibarys Yessimkhan, 5th Tristan Woods, 6th Payton Anderson.
News Writing: 1st Korin Stehle, 3rd Preslee Quisenberry.
Persuasive Speaking: 1st Scarlett Smith, 5th Emilie Dudley.
Poetry Interpretation: 5th Amada Guardiola, 6th Clarissa Maldonado.
Prose Interpretation: 2nd Emilie Dudley, 3rd Halle Hagdorn, 4th Paige Williamson
Ready Writing: 1st Abby Kohlleppel, 5th Trinity Woods.
Biology: 1st (tie) Josephine Taitano, 1st (tie) Tristan Woods.
Science: 1st Josephine Taitano, 2rd (tie) Mason Honig,, 2rd (tie) Tristan Woods.
Physics: 1st Josephine Taitano
Social Studies: 1st Ramiro Castro, 2nd Tristan Woods, 3rd Trinity Woods.
Spelling and Vocabulary: 3rd Christian Hernandez, 5th Matthew Sumners
Team Results for Devine High School:
1st place in Accounting, Current Issues, Computer Science, Journalism, Literary Criticism, Number Sense, Science, Social Studies, Speech, and tie for 1st in One Act Play.
2nd place in Mathematics, and Spelling & Vocabulary.
Cross Examination teams placed as follows: 1st Team 1, 2nd Team 3, 4th Team 2, 5th Team 4.