Congrats to the UIL Academic Team

Kilgore High School competed in the UIL Academic District Meet on March 21, 2018, at Spring Hill High School and brought home some hardware! Our team consisted of 32 hard-working kids, and we are very proud of their perseverance with difficult academic material.

The following students placed at District and will advance to Regionals on April 14 at Texas A&M Commerce:

Cameron Stephens - 2nd Computer Applications; 4th Literary Criticism
Jackie Lopez - 1st place Computer Applications
Krystal Loredo - 4th place Computer Applications
Bailey Green - 1st place News Writing; 1st place Headline Writing
Ankit Chahal - 4th place News Writing
Carlie Massey - 3rd place Feature Writing
Nicholas Hoskins - 1st place Biology
Dayton McElyea - 2nd place Editorial Writing
Mikaila Williams - 3rd place Editorial Writing

In addition, the following students placed in district:

Mackenna Watkins - 6th place Spelling
Faith Jones - 5th place Feature Writing
Dayana Sanchez - 5th place Headline Writing
Mikaila Williams - 6th place Headline Writing
Dayton McElyea - 6th place Ready Writing
Lexus Harrington - 5th place Literary Criticism

KHS Journalism Team - 1st place Team
KHS Science Team - 3rd place Team

Madeline McCrory - 2nd place Copy Editing
Samantha Linkinhoker - 3rd place Copy Editing
Bailey Green - 4th place Copy Editing

Students are coached by:

Ron Avey - Social Studies
Amy Bates - Journalism (News, Feature, Editorial, Headline, Copy Editing)
Diana Key - Science
Sherry Lockman - Computer Applications, Accounting 
Carey Murphy - Literary Criticism
Danny Stanley - Speech and Debate
Johna Tritt - Coordinator, Spelling, Ready Writing, Math