The Robstown High School UIL Academic Team pulled off an impressive performance at the UIL District 31-AAA contest at Ingleside last week.
Three event teams and 11 individuals qualified for the UIL Regional meet to be held at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi later this month.
Leading the way was the Computer Science Team consisting of Andrew Arredondo, Martin Salazar, Cody Encina and Gilbert Gill.
The team took first place at the competition with a score of 116.
Individual winners on the team were Andrew, first place; Martin, second place; Cody, third place; and Gilbert, sixth place.
The Accounting Team also made a clean sweep in their competition. The team took first place team honors, and members Bethany Elizondo, Martin Salazar, and Maria Flores took first, second and third place individual honors respectively.
The Social Studies Team consisting of Jose Esquivel, Hannah Robles, Jessica Lerma and Alex Pena also won first place.
Individually, Jose placed first place, Hannah, fourth and Jessica, sixth.
The Journalism Team also captured first place. Individually, Cecilia Perez placed first in News Writing; Jonathan Cortez placed first in Feature Writing; Cynthia Tapia placed second in Feature Writing and fourth in Editorial Writing; Megan Avila placed third in News Writing and fifth in Editorial Writing.
The Current issues and Events Team consisting of Abram Enrriques, Kiran Patel and Rosalie Cantu placed second. Abram placed second individually.
The Literary Criticism Team consisting of Jessica Lerma, Raul Arellano and Maria Flores placed third. Jessica placed sixth individually.
The Mathematics Team consisting of Christopher Youngblood, Gilbert Gill and Selena Ramirez also placed third.
Christopher placed fourth and Andrew placed sixth.
The Number Sense Team placed fourth. Team members are Justin Lascano, Frank Flores, Alex Pena and Christopher Youngblood.
As Robstown's only contestant in the speaking events, Emanuel Cabrera placed fifth in Poetry Interpretation.
The Accounting Team, Computer Science Team and Social Studies Team will all compete at the Regional Meet on April 23 and 24.
Andrew Arredondo, Megan Avila, Jonathan Cortez, Bethany Elizondo, Cody Encina, Abram Enrriquez, Jose Esquivel, Maria Flores, Cecilia Perez, Martin Salazar and Cynthia Tapia also qualified to compete as individuals.