UIL teams compete in Wink and Monahans

On Saturday, February 8, the VHHS UIL Academic teams traveled to Monahans to compete in an invitational meet.  Other schools competing included: Alpine HS, Permian HS, Wink HS, Sanderson HS, Balmorhea HS, Kermit HS, Forsan HS, Horizon HS, and Monahans HS.  Contests were not separated by grade level or school size.

Results:
• Spelling & Vocabulary: 3rd place team (Natalee Ball, Darden Morriss, Carlos Guerrero)
• Editorial Writing: 3rd place – Mirella Zambra

• Feature Writing: 5th place – Mirella Zambra
• Ready Writing: 5th place – Leslie Gonzales
• Science – Top Physics Student – Leslie Gonzales
• Number Sense: 7th place – Miguel Velez
• Calculator Applications: 7th place – Manav Patel and 1st place – Miguel Velez (for the 2nd year in a row)

On Saturday, Feb. 15, the VHHS UIL Academic teams traveled to Wink to compete in an invitational meet.  Schools competing included: Alpine HS, Garden City HS, Grady HS, Kermit HS, Monahans HS, Permian HS, and Wink HS.  Contests were not separated by school size.  

Only Math/Science competitions were separated by grade level.  No team awards were given.
Results:
• Spelling & Vocabulary: 5th place – Natalee Ball and 2nd place – Darden Morriss
• Feature Writing: 4th place – Crystal Valdez
•Science: 3rd place (10th grade) – Fabian Baeza; 1st place (12th grade) – Miguel Velez
• Calculator Applications: 2nd place (12th grade) – Miguel Velez 4th place (Overall) – Miguel Velez