Eight Cumby High School students recognized for UIL accomplishments

By FAITH HUFFMAN, News-Telegram News Editor

April 6, 2008 - Eight Cumby High School students have been recognized for their recent accomplishments at the Conference 1A District 20 Academic University Interscholastic League Spring Meet held at North Hopkins.

One Cumby HS student scored high enough at the March 26, he will advance to the regional contest April 11-12 at Stephen F. Austin State University.

Chris Stubblefield was lauded for earning first place in the literary criticism contest. He will compete with other top students from around the regional who advanced by earning first through third place individual honors or were on top team honors.

Four students -- Nathan Dunnihoo, Nathan McDade, Savanah Neal and Bobby Anderson -- were recognized for placing fourth in individual competition. Dunnihoo placed in persuasive speaking, Anderson in current issues, Neal in headline writing and McDade in informative speaking.

Two students were noted to have finished fifth in their categories, James Bivins in persuasive speaking and Amanda Barrow in ready writing.

One CHS student, Morgan Lott, was also recognized for finishing sixth in poetry interprretation.

Overall, CHS earned 63 points at the district UIL spring meet held March 26 at North Hopkins Independent School District.

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