Cumby Elementary brings home UIL wins
Patti Sells | News-Telegram Feature Editor

Dec. 19, 2005 - Cumby Elementary students came home winners from the Melissa University Interscholastic League Academic Meet Friday, Dec. 2, winning first place overall in music as well as winning many other awards.

The first place music memorya teams consisted of Payton Mitchell with a fourth place win, Jesse Rubio took fifth place, Gabriella Aguilar won second place and Kelsey McDade won third place; fifth graders were Breanna Gay, who won third place, Alicia Keim third place, and Luke Sartin third place.  Sixth-graders were Hunter Crist with a second place win, Madelein Harred third place award and Chasity Nottingham  fifth place.

Bailey Dunn won sixth place in second grade storytelling. Other second grade winners were Landon Mabe, second place and Joshua Potapov, sixth place, both in creative writing.

Third grade awards went to Austin Bratton, who placed second in spelling and Allie Beth Wisdom won first place. Hope Greaves placd second in ready writing.

Candice Horrocks won sixth place in fourth grade ready writing. In oral reading, fourth grader Victoria Graham won sixth place. Fourth grade art memory winners were Jace Archer, second place, and Cade Archer, fourth place. Cade and Jace Archer also placed in number sense. Jace Archer took the first place prize with Cade taking second. Mitchell Wheat won fifth. In spelling, Britney Keller won sixth place.

In fifth grade, James Evans was awarded the fourth place spot for oral reading. Number sense winners were Lexy Hawthorn, second place, Arsenio Ugalde, third place and Taylor Gifford won sixth. Gifford also took fifth place in social studies with James Evans winning second place. Karli Emmons won sixth in spelling. Kayla Akers won fifth place in listening skills and Caleb Penland won second place in ready writing.

Six grade winners were Courtney Crumpton, who won first place in number sense, third place in mathematics and fifth place in social studies. Courtney Salinas won third place in dictionary skills and spelling and sixth place in calculator. Brandon Travis won second in art memory and sixth place in listening. Demi Newsom won fourth in calculator skills. Lynx Hawthorne won fourth in number sense. Nathan Spillers won first place in listening and social studies, third in ready writing and sixth place in oral reading. Brandon Heer won sixth place in social studies and maps, graphs and charts.

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