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MacArthur Wins District UIL Academics Title

BY IRVING WEEKLY STAFF

Irving, Texas. April 4, 2017

MacArthur High School won the district UIL academics title.  The school collected six team championships and six individual championships, and 30 students advance to regional competition this Friday at the University of Texas at Arlington. In addition, Irving High School will be represented at regionals by two teams and five individuals.

Accounting

  • Team – 1. Irving (Franklin Ventura, Ashley Armas, Cedric King, Alex Ibarra)
  • Individual – 1. Ventura; 2. Armas; 6. Ibarra

Calculator Applications

  • Team – 1. MacArthur (Tatheer Ajani, Katherine Kim, Subhanna Taveras, Hala Issa)
  • Individual – 1. Ajani; 2. Kim; 5. Taveras

Current Events

  • Team – 1. MacArthur (Sam Dennehy, Obed De la Cruz, Nikhil Arora, Ronaldo Carbone); 2. Irving (Valeria Rios, Raul Belmontes, Susana Escobar, Manal Yowell)
  • Individual – 1. Dennehy, MacArthur; 2. De la Cruz, MacArthur; 3. Arora, MacArthur

Computer Applications

  • Individual – 1. Miriam Hernandez, Irving; 2. Shahriyar Khan, MacArthur; 3. Jennifer Moreno, Irving

Computer Science

  • Team – 1. Irving (Frank Aguinaga, Eric Pham, Gabriel Sanchez, Cristian Garcia); 3. MacArthur (David Goforth, Gagandeep Samara, Tatheer Ajani)
  • Individual – 1. Aguinaga, Irving; 3. Goforth, MacArthur; 4. Pham, Irving; 5. Samara, MacArthur; 6. Sanchez, Irving; 6. Ajani, MacArthur

Editorial Writing

  • Individual – 3. Zach Cheyney, MacArthur

Feature Writing

  • Individual – 5. Cynthia Jaimes, Irving

Headline Writing

  • Individual – 1. Cynthia Jaimes, Irving; 3. Destany Fuller, Irving

Informative Speaking

  • Individual – 2. Charles Salazar, MacArthur

Lincoln-Douglas Debate

  • Individual – 3. Sara Beyene, MacArthur; 5. Ruth Kim, MacArthur

Literary Criticism

  • Team – 2. MacArthur (Quan Nguyen, Tolina Rowlands, Aranza Barragan, Denise Zuniga)
  • Individual – 4. Nguyen, MacArthur; 5. Estepanie Gamboa, Irving; 6. Jean Luna, Irving

Math

  • Team – 2. MacArthur (Edwyn Martinez, Safin Rouf, Brian Tran, Hamid Alsabag)
  • Individual – 4. Martinez, MacArthur; 5. Rouf, MacArthur; 6. Eduardo Torres, Irving

Number Sense

  • Team – 1. MacArthur (Jorge Tomaylla Eme, Hamid Alsabag, Edwyn Martinez, Aishi Guha)
  • Individual – 2. Eme, MacArthur; 3. Alsabag, MacArthur; 4. Martinez, MacArthur; 6. Jackie Tran, Irving

News Writing

  • Individual – 6. Zach Cheyney, MacArthur

Persuasive Speaking

  • Individual – 3. Saige Clay, MacArthur; 5. Soleil Trejo, MacArthur

Ready Writing

  • Individual – 3. Paola Puentes, Irving

Science

  • Team – 1. MacArthur (Zaynab Taveras, Safin Rouf, Aishi Guha, Ruth Kim); 2. Irving (Issac Ventura, Eduardo Torres, Truman Maxfield, Kim Tran, Luis Colin, Miriam Trigo)
  • Individual – 1. Taveras, MacArthur; 2. Rouf, MacArthur; 3. Guha, MacArthur; 4. Kim, MacArthur; 6. Ventura, Irving

Social Studies

  • Team – 1. MacArthur (Miles Brownlee, Daniel Earley, Charles Salazar, Xavier Alverez)
  • Individual – 1. Brownlee, MacArthur; 2. Earley, MacArthur; 4. Salazar, MacArthur

Spelling and Vocabulary

  • Team – 1. MacArthur (Obed De la Cruz, Kyle Ikpatt, Ronaldo Carbone, Katherine Parks); 2. Irving (Nalissa Houth, Omar Lazcano, Aaron Wang, Jacob Giddens)
  • Individual – 1. De la Cruz, MacArthur; 2. Ikpatt, MacArthur; 3. Carbone, MacArthur; 4. Houth, Irving; 5. Parks, MacArthur; 6. Lazcano, Irving


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