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2018 Academic UIL

2018
JANUARY PRACTICE MEETS
Jan. 20 Burnet
Jan. 27 Round Rock
 
FEB/MARCH PRACTICE MEETS
Feb. 3  Hendrickson 
Feb. 10 Wimberly
Feb. 24 Westwood
March 3 Belton 
 
DISTRICT 
March 20 - Writing & Debate @ Thrall
March 23  - other events @ Brenham
 
REGIONAL
April 13-14 @ Corpus Christi
 
STATE - the Ultimate Goal!
May 3-5 @ Austin
 
2017 UIL State
Thrall High school's science team won the 2A State Championship title at the State UIL Academic Competition at UT Austin on Saturday, April 22. Individually, seniors Kenneth Kruse placed 2nd and Aubrey Rinderknecht placed 4th and earned the highest score in the state for Biology. Other team members were juniors Kyge Poling and Riley Richter who helped the team earn a total of 222 points. 
 
Three members of the journalism team also brought home state medals: junior Bradley Graham, 2nd place headline writing; junior Lilly Chandler, 4th place news writing, and senior Aubrey Rinderknecht, 5th place editorial.
 
Overall, Thrall accumulated 59 points at the state meet putting the Tigers 5th place out of 53 2A schools competing at the state level. Ryan Burgard coaches science and Christina Strnad coaches journalism. 
 
2016 State Results:
Alyssa Kramer - Feature Writing State Champion
Chloe Speer - 3rd Place Feature Writing
Bailey Thelen - 6th Place News Writing
 
2016 Regional Results:
3rd place out of 29 schools with 119 points
LD Debate
Chloe Speer, 4th
Science
Second Place Team
Kyge Poling, 4th
Kenneth Kruse, 5th
Riley Richter, 7th
Hallie Hudson, 11th
Journalism
First Place Team
News
Bailey Thelen, 2nd
Lilly Chandler, 3rd
Samantha Grumbles, 6th
Feature
Alyssa Kramer, 1st
Chloe Speer, 3rd
Lilly Chandler, 5th
Headline
Bailey Thelen, 1st
Chloe Speer, 3rd
 
For more information on events, visit the UIL Academics site.