English and economics teacher Amanda Ashmead (who is pretty decorated herself) led a team of academic all-stars from Hillcrest to UIL greatness at the District 12A tournament March 25 and 26. Valerie Morgan took home first place honors in editorial writing, feature writing, and headline writing. A People Newspapers employee in the making, perhaps? For a full list of winners, go to the jump.
Hillcrest Individual Awards
Elizabeth Crowling: 2nd in Calculator Applications
Valerie Morgan: 1st in Editorial Writing, 1st in Feature Writing, 1st in Headline Writing
Lily Stafford: 3rd in Editorial Writing, 2nd in Feature Writing
Becca Bielamowicz: 3rd in Feature Writing, 3rd in Headline Writing
Maddie Allman: 1st in Literary Criticism, 2nd in Ready Writing
Sarah Fife: 3rd in Mathematics
Andrew Flores: 2nd in Persuasive Speaking
Anthony Gallo: 3rd in Prose Interpretation
Andrew Gleboff: 2nd in Social Studies
Jasmyn Miller: 2nd in Spelling and Vocabulary
Science, Number Sense, and News Writing results have not yet been released. Updates to come!