By Marcia Crowley
The VHHS UIL Academic teams traveled to Wink on Saturday, February 20 to participate in their UIL Academic meet.
The students departed from Van Horn at the early hour of 5:30 AM.
Isela Velez placed 3rd in Number Sense in the Senior division and 6th place overall.
Crystal Baeza placed 2nd in Number Sense in the Sophomore Division.
Jacqualine Santa Cruz placed 3rd in Number Sense in the Sophomore Division.
Manav Patel placed 2nd in Calculator in the Senior division and 5th place overall.
JC Clark placed 2nd in Science in the Sophomore division and Nathan McCarthy placed 3rd in Science in the Freshmen division.
Michael Robinson placed 2nd in Spelling & Vocabulary.
JC Clark placed 1st and Esteban Urias, Jr. placed 3rd in Social Studies.
Luna Urias placed 2nd and Diff Torres placed 6th in Literary Criticism.
Hays Morriss tied for 3rd place in Mathematics in the Freshmen division.
Our students were quite impressed by the new High School/Junior High facilities.