Academic UIL Wraps Up Invitational Meets, Prepares for District


Josh Handley, Clay Crouse and Eston Epton take a break from UIL competitions to engage in a friendly game of chess.

Valerie West, Staff

The Fredericksburg High School academic teams competed in four UIL meets this semester in  Lampasas, Burnet, Boerne and San Antonio Lee. The district meet will be held in Fredericksburg on March 23-24.  Students who place in the top three at district will then advance to the regional competition on April 13-14 in Corpus Christi. 

Competitors who placed at the invitational meets are listed below.


Lampasas UIL meet

Ready writing:

Landon Priess 3rd place

Lit. Crit.:

Landon Priess 4th place

News writing:

Jenna Najera 4th place


Victoria Tribino 6th place


Burnet UIL meet

Ready writing:

Landon Priess 2nd place

Norma Igarta 5th place


Boerne UIL meet

Current issues:

Carl Wilger 6th place

Lit. crit.:

Graham Hammond 3rd place

Number sense:

Chad Braden 5th place

Ready writing:

Graham Hammond 2nd place


Chad Braden 3rd Place


Claire Nevins 3rd place


Delaney Whitworth 2nd place


Hannah Thomas 3rd place

Julia Maenius 6th place

Copy Editing:

Julia Maenius – 1st place


Caitie Huff  1st place

Claire Nevins 3rd place


Lee UIL meet


Jadon Trujillo 9th place

Current events:

Katarina Walker 5th place

Ready writing:

Graham Hammond 1st place

Landon Priess 6th place

Social studies:

Katarina Walker 9th place

Feature writing:

Claire Nevins 2nd place

News writing:

Catie Huff 9th place