Taking the district title and advancing to regional writing competition is nothing new for the Academic UIL Journalism Team and this year is no exception. The team won the First Place Journalism team at district with four of the 12 possible medals, edging out Churchill with three.
Miranda Gutierrez took first in Editorial and Katherine Garcia place first in Headline. Garcia also took third in Editorial Writing while Jan Piedad was third in Feature Writing.
Katrine DelaCruz was sixth in Feature Writing and Editorial Writing.
Gutierrez, Garcia and Piedad will advance to regional at UTSA on April 16.
If they place 1st, 2nd or 3rd at Regionals then they advance to state in Austin.