From Staff Reports

Count them – one, two, three, four. That’s how many representatives Corsicana High School is sending to the Region II UIL meet in Accounting. It is one of two teams to advance to regionals, with Literary Criticism also moving on. 

In addition, two other individuals advanced in Journalism events. 

The Accounting team easily captured the team district title, sweeping the first four places as Rebekah Oberdick earned gold. Lit Crit took the district title, and Ellysa Crouch also advanced individually after a second-place finish. 

Elexander Crouch in Copy Editing and Shahrukh Ahmed in Headline Writing also advanced. 

The UIL event was held recently in Joshua. 

Participants included: 


Coach Megan Vadasy  
Team, District Champs, Advanced to Region II Meet 
Rebekah Oberdick, First Place, Advanced to Region  
Vanessa Mirafuentes, Second Place, Advanced to Region  
Levi Farmer, Third Place, Advanced to Region  
Brett Smith, Fourth Place, Alternate at Region  
Ryan Bentz, team alternate  

Copy Editing 

Coach Karen Vandiver  
Elexander Crouch, Third Place, Advanced to Region  
Dan Arrendondo, Fourth Place, Alternate at Region  
Kaydee Collins, Sixth Place  

Headline Writing 

Coach Karen Vandiver  
Shahrukh Ahmed, Third Place, Advanced to Region  
Elexander Crouch, Fifth Place  
Logan Stallings  
Joshua Contreras, team alternate  

Informative Speaking 

Coach Jonathon Byrnes  
Ja’Shaun Lloyd 
Ty’Shaun Lloyd 
Jaxsen Mahoney 

Lincoln Douglas Debate 

Coach Alyssa Bain  
Jaxsen Mahoney  

Literary Criticism 

Coach Mahailey Oliver  
Team, District Champs, Advanced to Region 
Ellysa Crouch- Second Place, Advanced to Region individually as well  
Rebekah Oberdick, Seventh Place  
Dan Arrendondo  

News Writing 

Coach Karen Vandiver  
Kaydee Collins 
Elexander Crouch  

Persuasive Speaking 

Coach Jonathon Byrnes  
Erin Jones, Sixth place  
Shahmeer Ahmed  

Poetry Interpretation 

Coach Aimee Kasprzyk  
Erin Jones, Fourth Place, Alternate at Region (will compete) 
Ja’Shaun Lloyd 
Adrian Baston, team alternate  

Prose Interpretation 

Coach Aimee Kasprzyk  
Lindsay Branch 
Erin Jones 
Ty’Shaun Lloyd 
Christian Cuellar, team alternate  

Ready Writing 

Coach Brandi Moore  
Keylee Carlson 
Mauricio Solis  


Coach Ricky Flores  
Team, Third Place  
Luke Leist, Fourth Place, Alternate at Region, Top Scorer  


Easton Cloward 
Callan Nutt 
Yulisa Urrutia  

Spelling & Vocabulary 

Coach Brandi Moore  
Leeah Jones, Sixth Place  
Jacob Nunn 

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