Sulphur Bluff High School student qualifies for state UIL contest
From Staff Reports
April 17, 2008 - Sulphur Bluff High School will be sending one student to the State UIL Meet at the University of Texas in Austin on May 2-3.
Summer Stailey advanced to state after taking second place honors in the poetry interpretation contest at the Region III UIL Academic Meet at Stephen F. Austin in Nacogdoches on April 12. Stailey is assisted in preparing for UIL by poetry interpretation coach Joyce Major.
While Stailey was the only student who scored high enough to advance to the regional contest, she was by no means the only SB student that earned the right to compete at the regional meet. In fact, 18 SBHS student scored high enough at the district meet to compete at the April 11-12 regional contest.
Hayley Lawson and and Marisa Vaughn also competed in the poetry contest along side Stailey at region.
Competing in accounting at regional were Chris Russell, Everett Wilder, and Marisa Vaughn. Wilder, along with Ashley Bryant and Ginger Thompson, also competed in calculator applications.
Representing SBHS at region in current issues and events were Fatema Basrai, Zach Hope and Colton Spinks. Hope also competed in informative speaking and Basrai in literary criticism. Lincoln-Douglas debater were Jacob Stahl and Jameson Granack.
Other individuals competing at region in their disciplines were Sarah Williams, computer applications; Elizabeth McDonald, persuasive speaking; Joshua Formoso, mathematics; Stephanie Clanton, news writing; Cindy Hatfield, social studies; and Jackie Blake, spelling.
Sponsors and coaches attending the regional meet with the group were Chris Nichols, Joyce Major, Judy Bunch, Andy Jones and Gwen Crutcher.