Results from Saturday’s Academic UIL Invitational

Amy Steward, Editor-in-Chief

On Saturday, Feb. 11, dozens of Champion students competed at the 2023 Academic UIL Invitational, going up against 32 total high schools in subjects ranging from spoken poetry to mental math. Our school ended up taking 3rd place overall thanks to the hard work of students. The following people are Champion students who placed in their events:

Math and Science

  • Tristan Forks, 1st Science
  • Ryan George, 2nd Science
  • Aaron Deleon, 4th Science
  • Hien Pham, 6th Science
  • Top Bio: Lily Ottmers
  • Top Physics, Top Chemistry: Tristan Forks
  • 1st TEAM Science
  • Liana Forster, 5th, Math


  • Amy Steward, 1st, Copy Editing
  • Amy Steward, 6th, Feature Writing
  • Autumn Stevens, 5th, Literary Criticism
  • Adriana Swanson, 2nd, Persuasive
  • Carter Lange, 3rd, Informative
  • Samantha Sobczak, 4th, Informative

Social Studies and Computer Science

  • Nicolas Parra, 6th, Current Events
  • Abigail Lefler, Samantha Sobczak, Natalia Gonzalez, 2nd TEAM Spelling
  • Dallas Johns, 3rd, Computer Science Novice
  • Brandon Bowe, 5th, Computer Science Novice