Bowie destroys UIL District Academic Meet

Shikha Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

Bowie competitors and their coaches performed fantastically in the highly competitive academic district contest this past weekend. There were two district champion names in Accounting and Social Studies, and a clean sweep of all top four places in Accounting and finalists in almost every event the school entered in.


The top three individual medalists and team champions advance to the Regional Academic Meet, second place teams and those placing 4th and 6th are Regional Alternates.


Congratulations to the following:

Accounting Team Coached by Jennifer Vance

District champion team- Anna Esaka, Carolina Govea, Talia Hanley, Andrew Liseth

District champion in accounting- Anna Esaka

2nd place in accounting- Carolina Govea

3rd place in accounting- Talia Hanley

4th place in accounting- Andrew Liseth

Social Studies team coached by Melanie Hirschfeld and Charles Stampley 

2nd place in social studies- Shane Valentine

District champion team social studies team- Liana Chen, Ryan Noser, Ales Paulson, and Shane Valentine

Mathematics team coached by Bill Russell

3rd place in mathematics- Karen Kim

2nd place in mathematics team- Karen Him, Aidan Ellisor, Carolina Myres, Vishnu Ranganath

Current events team coached by John Mast

4th place in current events – Ashlyn Dahl

Literary criticism team coached by Bree Rolfe

5th place in literary criticism – Liana Chen

Ready Writing team coached by Jacob Morgan

6th place in ready writing- emily leeke

Journalism team coached by Michael Reeves

6th place in news writing – Rachel Baschnagel

6th place in feature writing – Jocelyn Brooks.