COLDSPRING — On Jan. 21, 29 Shepherd ISD students placed in several events in the District UIL competition in Coldspring.
In art, Kallie Hammond placed second, Jeremy Cutia sixth, Emily Marcial-Gayton fifth, and Ellie Aills placed fourth.
In chess, Theo Waterman placed second and Stephen Parker placed fourth.
In dictionary skills, Paul Jimenez fifth and Kadience Smith sixth.
In editorial writing, Addyson Morgan took first place, Karolyn Hollingsworth second, Jayla Fisher sixth, and Jordan Thomas placed fifth.
In impromptu speaking, Brooklyn White placed first, Kaylie Medrano third, Felipe Aureliano fourth, and Bree Chamblee placed first.
In mathematics, Michael Watson placed fourth and Jake Papp placed fifth.
In modern oratory, Kaylee Kangas placed second and Bree Chamblee third.
In music memory, Faith May placed first and Adrianna Miles fifth.
In number sense, Richardo Lucio placed third.
In ready writing, Olivia Morales placed fifth.
In science, Jake Papp placed first and Harley Newton third.
In social studies, Jacob Wesley placed third.
In spelling, Riley Holloway fifth and Alivia Whitworth fourth.