UIL State Academics

After capturing the UIL Academic District Championship in March, four students advanced out of regionals to represent Thrall at the State Academic UIL Meet at UT Austin on May 6 and May 24.

Sophomore Claire Wernli placed 5th at state in Ready Writing with her essay, “The Creative and Feminine Mind.” Freshmen journalism contestants Aiden Epperson and Dakota Johnson finished among the top 12 writers in the state.

Sophomore Ethan Dahl will represent Thrall at the LD Debate State competition Tuesday, May 24 in Austin. This year’s LD topic is “In matters of foreign policy, the United States ought to value universal human rights over economic interests.”