Students from Friendswood High School won many medals and will be advancing to State from UIL Regional competition held recently in Huntsville.
In UIL Speech, Dylan Dickens won first place in Informative Extemp advancing to UIL State and Melyssa Perez was awarded first place in Lincoln-Douglas Debate advancing to UIL State.
Kevin Hodge earned foutth place in Informative Extemp and Natasha Wroblewski was awarded sixth place in Persuasive Extemp. Coach is Cheryl Ryne.
In Computer Science, Derek Hudson and Thomas Chenette won first and second places respectively and advance to UIL State. Matthew Stamy was awarded sixth place. Coach is Annette Walter.
In Journalism, Amanda Cordero won second place in Feature Writing and advances to State. Coach is Vicki Hartzell.
Carey Landon was awarded third place in Literary Criticism and advances to State. Carly Kemp won sixth. Coach is
In Poetry Interpretation, Samantha McHenry was awarded second place and advances to State. In Prose Interpretation, John Yawn won second place and also advances.
In Ready Writing, Nathan Tat won fifth place.
In Science, Chris Neagu won fifth place.
In Social Studies, Charles Yeager won second place and Chris Yeager won third and both advance to State. Victor Liaw earned fourth place.
In Spelling and Vocabulary, Natalie Wu earned fifth place.
Six Friendswood High School teams also placed in team events at UIL Regional Academic contest.
The Current Issues team placed second and advances.
In Computer Science, the FHS team took first place and advance to State. The team consists of Thomas Chenette, Derek Hudson, Chris Neagu, and Matthew Stamy.
In Literary Criticism, The FHS team placed second and advances.
In Social Studies, FHS team won first place. The team consists of Shakkhar Biswas, Victor Liaw, Charles Yeager and Chris Yeager. Coach is Mary Rineheart.
In Speech, FHS team won first place and advances. Team members include Dylan Dickens, Melyssa Perez, Kevin Hodge, Jon Yawn, Samantha McHenry and Natasha Wroblewsi.
In Spelling and Vocabulary, FHS team won first place. The team consists of David Bordelon, Daniel Bradley, Andrew Porter, and Natalie Wu.
In total points, FHS is runner up.