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A Good Showing at Academic UIL for Cougar Elementary, Junior-High Students

The results have come in for the elementary and junior-high academic UIL competitions held earlier this month, and our Dell City students made an impressive showing.


Cougar students in grades three through eight traveled to Van Horn Jan. 10 for the competition, and they placed in a range of events.


Among third graders, Emmett Muise took fourth place in both ready writing and storytelling.


Fourth-grader Texana Scarbrough had a great day – taking first in ready writing, second in spelling and fourth in number sense. Fellow fourth-grader Aurora Bell took fifth in ready writing.


In fifth-grade competitions, McKenna Crabb won second in spelling and fourth in number sense.


In the sixth-grade contests, Brandon Crabb had a first place win, in the listening event, and took fourth place in ready writing. Fellow sixth-graders Rhiannon Muise and Nicole Martos also placed in several events. Muise took third in oral reading, fourth in dictionary skills and in impromptu speaking, and sixth in ready writing, and Martos won second in mathematics and fourth in spelling. And Cougar sixth-grader Dustin Neely took sixth place in oral reading.


In seventh-grade competitions, Cougar Luis Guillen took third in social studies and sixth in maps, graphs and charts.


And Dell City eighth-grader Kortney Burford took second place in maps, graphs and charts and fourth place in social studies.


Congratulations, Cougar students! Dell City High School students compete in academic UIL on March 27, in Fort Davis.