SSHS Wildcats win 3 UIL 2022 individual and 2 team varsity championships
Sulfur Springs High School students brought home three individual state championships and two team championships from last week’s UIL 2022 Varsity Meet along with 8 more medals in 6 events.
Individuals winning state championships were:
- Addisyn Wall – Historical Essay by Barbara Jordan,
- Lausen Ost – Latin Historical Essay Competition, and
- Shelby Ray – Literary Critic.
Other SSHS medalists include:
- AllieGrace Woodard
- 2nd place in costume design
- 4th place Hair and Makeup Design
- Lexi McCoy
- 2nd place in Barbara Jordan landmark essay
- 5th place in copy editing,
- Dawson Carpenter
- 2nd place in copy editing,
- Alexis Villarino
- 2nd place in literary criticism,
- Andrew Flores
- 5th place in the Latin History Essay, and
- Lindsey Plumley
- 6th Place – Latino History Essay.
The SSHS Literary Criticism and Spelling Teams have won state tag team championships. Members of the literary review team included Shelby Ray, Alexis Villarino, Kami White and Dawson Carpenter. Spelling team members include Dawson Carpenter, Kami White, Lani Horn, and Allyssa Isonhood. Both teams are coached by Miss Gail Herman.
The SSHS Social Studies Team also participated in the state meet and finished 4th in the state. Members of the social studies team include Alfredo Renteria, Lexi McCoy, Crawford Johnson, and Artesia Cheak. Miss Madison Millsap is the coach of the UIL State Qualifier social studies team.
Herman and Millsap are also co-sponsors of the SSHS Journalism Team.
Ms. Lesha Woodard is not only a coach but a mom to theater design competitor AllieGrace Woodard.
Other state finalists included Alexander Cooper and Anna Williams in the Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Contest; and Carlos Alba, Mali Maeker and Alexis Villarino in the Latino Historical Essay Contest. Gail Herman is the SSHS sponsor for both events.
As of May 8, 2022, with speech and debate contests still to come, SSHS UIL teams currently sit 3rd overall in the state with 116 points behind Highland Park’s 125 points and PSJA Southwest’s 119 points . Cedar Park follows in fourth place with 84 points and Friendswood in fifth place. The State of Speech and Debate will take place May 25-26.
Congratulations to each of these SSHS competitors and sponsors for these accomplishments.