Several Sweetwater High School students participated in the Academic UIL competition. Advancing to the State competition are Kevin Thompson, who received first place in Current Issues and Events; Rachel Gray who received first place in News, first in Headlines and second in Editorials.
Jonathon Browning received third place in Spelling and was named a State Alternate.
Members of the second place team in Social Studies included Cody Kincheloe (fifth place in Social Studies), Eathen Speer (fourth place in Social Studies), Austin Watts and Francisco Olguin.
Members of the second place team in Journalism included Rachel Gray (first place in News, first place in Headlines and second place in Editorials), Allison Winslett, (fifth place in Feature), Taylor McPherson, Caroline Lawrence (fourth place in Feature) and Larissa Locklar.
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