UIL Regional Meet Results

The Melissa High School UIL Academic Team earned the title of Academic Runner-Up (2nd place) at the UIL 5A-2 Regional Meet this past weekend. Along with the Academic UIL Team title, the Speech/Debate team was crowned Regional Champions. Two students were named Regional Champions in their respective events, and five students will be advancing to the UIL Academic State Meet.

The Melissa High School UIL Academic Team had students participate in individual events at the Regional Meet, along with one team event. The individual students advanced to state in the following events: Computer Applications, Informative Speaking, and Persuasive Speaking.

The UIL Academic State Meet will be held from Monday, May 13 to Wednesday, May 15, at the University of Texas-Austin campus. Congratulations to all the UIL participants and teachers who worked so hard to be here. Good luck at State!

UIL Academic Regional Meet Results/Individual Honors

Computer Applications - Coached by Doug Bingman

  • Tyler Mathieson - 1st Place/State Qualifier (PERFECT SCORE)

  • Ira Roy - 2nd Place/State Qualifier

Headline Writing - Coached by Rachel Nelson

  • Sarah Orejuela - 6th Place

Informative Speaking - Coached by Brenden Dimmig

  • Lillian Nabors - 2nd Place/State Qualifier

  • Sarah Orejuela - 3rd Place/State Qualifier

  • Alana Walukiewicz - 4th Place

Persuasive Speaking - Coached by Brenden Dimmig

  • Andrew Nagar - 1st Place/ State Qualifier

  • Pradnya Chakka - 4th Place

Poetry Interpretation - Coached by Kyle Brenner

  • Halle Heywood - Finalist

Prose Interpretation - Coached by Kyle Brenner

  • Kolby Schulz - 5th Place

  • Emerson Trevino - Finalist