A team of College Station students competed in the Fairfield UIL Invitational Meet Feb. 11, winning the overall sweepstakes trophy. Individual and team results for the 28 participating students are:
Computer Applications: Andrew Keating, first; Annie Lin, fourth; and Iswarya Srinivasan, fifth. Current Events and Issues: Harrison Fox, Nick Meli and Matthew Tribble, first place team; Nick Meli, second; and Harrison Fox, third. Ready Writing: Rebecca Phinney, fifth; and Michelle Haberl, sixth. Number Sense: Ali El-Halwagi, William Chen and D. Wang, first place team; Ali El-Halwagi, first; and William Chen, sixth. Calculator Applications: Indrajit Sehbi, fourth. Literary Criticism: Michelle Haberl, second. Science: Wes Chapkin, fifth. Social Studies: Harrison Fox, Nick Meli and Wes Chapkin, first place team; Harrison Fox, first; and Nick Meli, second. Computer Science: Daniel Tomkins, Matthew Tribble and Tony Mulenga, first place team; Daniel Tompkins, first; Matthew Tribble, third; Tony Mulenga, fourth; and Nick Oliviera, fifth. Mathematics: William Chen, Indrajit Sehbi and Wes Chapkin, first place team; William Chen, first; Indrajit Sehbi, second; Wes Chapkin, fourth; and Ali- El-Halwagi, fifth.
The students won first place in Journalism Team. Journalism awards went to: Liz Blomstedt, second place News Writing; Clare Lynch, fourth place News Writing; Sam Walker, second place Feature Writing; Clare Lynch, fourth place Feature Writing; Liz Blomstedt, fifth place Feature Writing; Laura Acuff, fifth place Editorial Writing; Liz Blomstedt, sixth place Editorial Writing; Laura Acuff, third place Headline Writing; and Sam Walker, fourth place Headline Writing.
Other competitors were Andrew Choi, May Hung, Mengxiang Jiang, Max Liu, Jeevitha Patil, Paul Robert, Will Rooney and Sandra Wang.
Bryan High School UIL teams participated in the UILion Invitational meet at Livingston High School on Feb. 11.
Winners included: Walter Bauer, second place Social Studies; Aspen Dollins, third place Ready Writing and sixth place Feature Writing; Matt Moss, first place Computer Science; Charles Herrmann, second place Computer Science; and Liz Titus, second place Literary Criticism.
The first-place team for Computer Science was Matt Moss, Charles Herrmann, Stephen Brelsford and William Moore. The third-place team for Social Studies was Walter Bauer, Jonathan Lys and Analise Orozco.
The students will compete in the district meet in March.
Several Jane Long Middle School students were winners at the recent Science Fair held at the school. Best of Show winners were: Sarah Baker, first; Sally Clark and Leah Karkoska, second; and Anne Wunneburger, third. Sarah Todd won first place in Earth Science.
Other results were as folows:
Physics: Jarod Tobias, first; Alex Degelman, second; and Skylar Ensey, third. Engineering: Anne Wunneburger, first; Travis Hays, second; and Jessica Ramirez, third. Botany: James Simmons III, first; Whitney McGee, second; and Alicia Chambers, third. Medicine and Health: Jorvis McGee, first; Dorian Galindo, second; and Ruby Villa, third. Behavioral and Social Sciences: Sarah Baker, first; Austin Jones, second; and D.J. Jackson, third. Zoology: Sarah Buckwalter, first: Chemistry: Ashleigh Ramirez, first; Taylor Liner, second; and Katy Owens, third. Teams: Sally Clark and Leah Karkoska, first; Kaitlyn Hiney and Jasmina Heldic, second; and Ashley Galaviz and Yocelyne Davila, third.
Sarah Baker, Sally Clark, Leah Karkoska, Anne Wunneburger, Jarod Tobias, Austin Jones, Jorvis McGee, James Simmons III, Ashley Galaviz, Yocelyne Davila, Victoria Driver, Ashleigh Ramirez, Cameron Balog and Patrick Bordallo qualified for regionals at Texas A&M University.
Members of the Equestrian 4-H Club of Brazos County recently participated in the horse judging competition at the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo.
Competing against 187 other junior judgers, Lauren Gast of Bryan earned the High Point Junior blue ribbon. Joined by Piper Cain and Derby Jones of College Station, her team earned second place honors out of 54 teams. Younger members of the Equestrian 4-H Club, Cheyenne Jacobson, Nikki Barnett, Rachel Lucht and Aislin Sutherlend of College Station competed against older entries in the junior division and garnered a 10th place team ribbon. Cheyenne Jacobson was awarded a fourth-place individual ribbon. Senior entry James Cauvel, of Bryan, competed against 470 other seniors to earn a 10th-place individual ribbon.
In December, Michael Carter, AndrŽ Malone II, Julian Letton, Coren Seglem and Bill Grantham participated in the YMCA Texas Youth and Government District Conference in Houston. They, along with other participants, presented proposals on topics such as desalinization of water, changing Texas speed limits, welfare reform and other various issues affecting Texas. Julian Letton and Bill Grantham were selected as Outstanding Delegates for their participation at district.
Letton, Seglem and Grantham went to the state conference at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin Feb. 3-5. They presented their proposal on desalinization of water, which went to the finals along with other proposals. Their presentation scored the highest out of approximately 86 other proposals and was one of four selected to be placed before the Youth Governor for this program.