WISD honors students for state, regional success

Several Waxahachie ISD students were recognized at Monday’s Board of Trustees meeting for their recent successes.

The Waxahachie High School UIL journalism team shined at the UIL Class 6A Academic State Meet, winning the UIL Conference 6A state championship. The team made up of Morgan Lenamond, Maven Navarro, Katie Walker, Riley Sanchez and Owen Bartosh.

Lenamond won first place in both the headline writing and feature writing categories and third place in copy editing. She was the regional champion in copy editing, feature writing, headline writing and news writing.

Navarro was the regional champion in editorial writing, Walker was the third in the region writing news, Bartosh was the third in the region editing the copy and fifth was the extemporaneous informative speaking in the region, and Sanchez was the third in the region ready writing. The team is led by teacher Chrisanna Melick.

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