Needville Invitational UIL on 2/18

34 students from Palacios High School competed with over 900 students from the area at the Needville Invitation UIL Academic/Speech and Debate practice meet this past weekend. Even against schools much larger than PHS, our students performed exceptionally well.

Awards were as follows:

Accounting Team-2nd place
Maria Serrato – 3rd place Individual
Jonathan Segovia- 6th place Individual
Charlie Hilderbrand

Speech and Debate:
Tommy Garcia- 4th place Informative Extemporaneous speaking
Brenda Mancera advanced to semi-finals in Prose Interpretation

Computer Science Programming Team– 1st Place
Tim Nguyen
Krystal Figueroa
Daniel Castanon

Computer Science Written Individual:
1st place – Tim Nguyen
2nd place – Krystal Figueroa
4th place – Daniel Castanon
5th place – Steven Phan
6th place – Charlie Hilderbrand

Jake Carr - 3rd place Ready Writing
Montserrat Garcia - 6th place Literary Criticism
Karina Garcia- 1st Place Social Studies

Current Events Team: 1st place
Karina Garcia - 1st place Individual
Tim Kessler - 5th place Individual
Garrison Kelly

Source: High School