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Middle School UIL Academic Results

March 9, 2020

Sycamore Springs Middle School hosted the seven-team UIL Academic District Competition March 7 and several DSISD students recorded top finishes.

Combined, students from Dripping Springs Middle School and Sycamore Springs Middle School won nine events, placed second in 11, and finished third in three. In addition, 27 students placed fourth, fifth, or sixth in their categories.

Winning their respective events were the following students:
Sophia Brink (SSMS), Sixth-Grade Art 3D
Shelby Cluck (DSMS), Sixth-Grade Art Painting
Emily Gaines (DSMS), Eighth-Grade Editorial Writing
Stephanie Gearing (SSMS), Sixth-Grade Listening Skills and Sixth-Grade Science (tie)
Lynnea Mahoney (DSMS), Seventh-Grade Art 3D
Haley Hallberg (SSMS), Eighth-Grade Art Painting
Jillian Muckelroy (DSMS), Eighth-Grade Art Miscellaneous
Gwynna Swor (DSMS), Seventh-Grade Science

Second-place finishes were turned in by:
Lydia Bradley (SSMS), Seventh-Grade Modern Oratory
Laurel Carley (SSMS), Sixth-Grade Art Miscellaneous
Hannah Collins (SSMS), Eighth-Grade Art Painting
Katelyn Davis (DSMS), Eighth-Grade Oral Reading
Michael Gearing (SSMS), Seventh-Grade Science
Grant Gillum (DSMS), Sixth-Grade Modern Oratory
Shiloh Satterfield (DSMS), Seventh-Grade Impromptu Speaking
Eban Sebastian (SSMS), Seventh-Grade Dictionary Skills and Seventh-Grade Oral Reading
Audrey Staker (SSMS), Seventh-Grade Art 3D
Hanna Stalvery (DSMS), Sixth-Grade Editorial Writing

Placing third were Caleb Collins (SSMS) in Sixth-Grade Oral Reading, Colter Maebius (DSMS) in Eighth-Grade Art 3D, and Jake Stockton (DSMS) in Sixth-Grade Calculator Applications.

In addition to the two DSISD schools, two middle schools from Eanes ISD and three from Lake Travis participated in the competition, which was won by West Ridge Middle School (EISD). Sycamore Springs MS and Dripping Springs Middle School placed sixth and seventh, respectively. At the middle-school level, the district competition is the final of the year for students.