​Orangefield High School UIL Academic Teams traveled to Center, for an Invitational meet on Saturday, Feb. 20. OHS brought 28 students and came home with 18 medals.

Allie Crouch brought home a medal in each Journalism Event: fourth place in Editorials, fourth place in Features, first place in News and first place in Headline Writing; Jesse Wilson also brought home a Journalism medal for second place in Editorial Writing; Kinley McFarlin brought home the first place medal for Computer Applications; Gabby Kearns brought home the thjrd place medal for Social Studies; Shae Nugent brought home the third place medal for Current Events.

The Spelling Team of Anna VanPelt, Olivia Davis and Whitney Flanigan brought home the first place team medals, with Anna placing fourth and Olivia placing fifth as individuals.

OHS’s speaking events also brought home medals with Scarlett Neely placing first in LD Debate; Yuritziy Gomez placing third in Informative Speaking; Justin Dupuis placing third; Preston Penny placing fifth and Griffin Batchelor placing sixth in Persuasive Speaking. Congratulations to each of these students and their sponsors.