OISD students go to state UIL contest in Austin

OISD students go to state UIL contest in Austin

Ten Olney High School students traveled to University of Texas in Austin on Tuesday, May 16, to compete in the State UIL contests held on Wednesday, May 17 through Thursday, May 18. These ten students represent 1st place teams of Calculator Applications, Computer Science, and Mathematics. They are also part of the 2nd place Number Sense team that attended as the Wildcard. Two students will be advancing as individuals in Lit Crit and Informative Speaking. Great day to be a Cub!

The results of the State competition are: Calculator Applications: 5th place team at State coached by Courtney Hantz Katelynn Bailey - 8th place at State Jennifer Martinez -11th place at State Angel Alvarado - 20th Place at State Aidyn Bitner - 22nd Place at State Computer Science: 5th Place team at State Coached by Sabrina Laurent Aidyn Bitner - 10th Place at State Caleb Johnson - 16th Place at State Angel Alvarado - 18th Place at State Liher Del Rio Martinez - 19th Place at State Literary Criticism: Coached by Kathy Harper Richard Walp - 14th at State Mathematics: 3rd Place Team at State Coached by Courtney Hantz Angel Alvarado - 6th Place at State Thanyathon Tueanwiradet - 8th Place at State Aidyn Bitner -9th Place at State

Jennifer Martinez -10th Place at State Number Sense: 3rd Place Team at State Coached by Greg Roach Angel Alvarado - 7th Place at State Aidyn Bitner - 9th Place at State Peyton Valdez -10th Place at State Katelynn Bailey - 18th Place at State Informative Speaking: Coached by Ari Livingston Bernhardt Adelade Edgington 4th place at State Congratulations to all! Here is how OHS students performed in 2023 UIL competitions this year: How many contests students went to the entire year?

At least 6 When do those contests start? September How many UIL Academic coaches are there?

10 coaches --Dr. Roach, Courtney Hantz, Kathy Harper, Mindi Kimbro, Sabrina Laurent, Jasmine Carty, Ari L Bernhardt, Sherry Livingston UIL Coordinator, Cassie Johnson, Lila McCutcheon How many of those coaches took kids to the Region tournament?

10 How many subjects/contests made it to the regional tournament?

18- Accounting, Calculator Apps, Current Issues, Computer Science, Headline Writing, Informative Speaking, LD Debate, Lit Crit, Mathematics, News Writing, Number Sense, OAP, Persuasive Speaking, Prose, Poetry, Ready Writing, Science, Social Studies --- (Regional Runner-up for all the contest) Who coaches which teams? Accounting--Sherry Livingston Calculator Apps--Courtney Hantz Current Issues--Sherry Livingston Computer Science--Sabrina Laurent Headline Writing--Mindi Kimbro Informative Speaking-Ari L Bernhardt LD Debate--Ari L Bernhardt Lit Crit--Kathy Harper Mathematics--Courtney Hantz News Writing--Mindi Kimbro Number Sense--Dr. Greg Roach OAP--Cassie Johnson & Lila Mc-Cutcheon Persuasive Speaking--Ari L Bernhardt Prose--Jasmine Carty Poetry--Jasmine Carty Ready Writing-- Kathy Harper Science--Sabrina Laurent Social Studies--Sherry Livingston How many subjects/contests made it to the state tournament?

6 -- Calculator Apps, Computer Science, Lit Crit, Mathematics, Number Sense, Informative Speaking How many coaches took kids to the State tournament?

5 How many of those kids made it to the finals at State?

Only one contest had finals and she advanced How many kids placed at State? Mathematics: 3rd place team, 6th place individual; Number Sense: 3rd place team; Lit Crit: 14th place individual; Computer Science and Calculator Apps: 5th place teams; 4th place Informative Speaking** **Congress and CX Debate Teams went to State -- 1 coach Ari L Bernhardt