UIL at Pine Tree High School Invitational


UIL medalists Kyleigh Lewis, Cindy Cedillo, Maggie Quine, Kylee Hunter, Furqan Javed, Carlos Ortiz, Cadence Trimble, Sara Buchanan, Mckayla Holland, and Jayden Jones with their medals. Photo by Amy Bates.

UIL Academic teams went to the Pine Tree High School Invitational on Saturday, January 14, 2023. All of the teams did excellent, and many of them placed in their events, including:


Copy Editing:

Cadence Trimble – 6th


News Writing:

Carlos Ortiz – 4th


Feature Writing:

McKayla Holland – 3rd

Kyleigh Lewis – 5th


Editorial Writing:

Jayden Jones – 1st

Rachel Niemeyer – 2nd

Carlos Ortiz – 6th


Headline Writing:

McKayla Holland – 3rd

Jayden Jones – 4th


Current Events: 3rd place team

Kylee Hunter – 2nd place


Computer Applications:

Cindy Cedillo – 4th


Accounting: 2nd Place Team

Furqan Javed – 5th 


Social Studies: 

Maggie Quine – 2nd 


Literary Criticism: 2nd place team

Sara Buchanan – 5th 


There will be another UIL event February 11 for the students to compete in. More information is to come.