Needville Invitational UIL on 2/18

34 students from Palacios High School competed with over 900 students from the area at the Needville Invitation UIL Academic/Speech and Debate practice meet this past weekend. Even against schools much larger than PHS, our students performed exceptionally well. Awards were as follows: Accounting Team-2nd place Maria Serrato – 3rd place Individual Jonathan Segovia- 6th place Individual Charlie Hilderbrand Speech and Debate: Tommy Garcia- 4th place Informative Extemporaneous speaking Brenda Mancera advanced to semi-finals in Prose Interpretation Computer Science Programming Team– 1st Place Tim Nguyen Krystal Figueroa Daniel Castanon Computer Science Written Individual: 1st place – Tim Nguyen 2nd place – Krystal Figueroa 4th place – Daniel Castanon 5th place – Steven Phan 6th place – Charlie Hilderbrand Jake Carr - 3rd place Ready Writing Montserrat Garcia - 6th place Literary Criticism Karina Garcia- 1st Place Social Studies Current Events Team: 1st place Karina Garcia - 1st place Individual Tim Kessler - 5th place Individual Garrison Kelly