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JHS Takes 1st in Journalism at UIL 5A Region 2 Academic Meet; 3 Students Advance to State

Last weekend, the Joshua UIL Academic Regional qualifiers competed in the 5A Region 2 Academic Meet.

Poetry

Blake Chisholm placed 6th in poetry and is the third alternate for the state meet.

Ready Writing

Allison Geddie placed 3rd and has advanced for the state meet.

Copy Editing

Fiyinfoluwa Olajide placed 3rd and has advanced for the state meet.

Reagan Walker placed 5th and is the second alternate for the state meet.

Headline Writing

Allison Geddie placed 3rd and has advanced for the state meet.

Editorial Writing

Allison Geddie placed 4th and is the first alternate for the state meet.

Feature Writing

Allison Geddie placed 4th and is the first alternate for the state meet.

The Journalism team of Allison Geddie, Fiyinfoluwa Olajide, and Reagan Walker are the 5A Region 2 UIL Academic Champions. Joshua edged out Sulphur Springs by a single point.

joshua journalism team with 1st place plaque

Top 10 Journalism Teams in 5A Region 2

Joshua 42

Sulphur Springs 41

Lucas Lovejoy 40

Frisco Independence 31

Frisco Liberty 24

Longview 24

Highland Park 21

Ennis 16

Jacksonville 12

Hallsville 8