The third University Scholastic League (U.I.L.) meet was held last January 9, 2015 at Pershing Middle School. This all-day event saw the participation of more than 200 students from more than twelve school vying for prizes in 33 contests. In addition to the regular UIL events, LD and PF Debating Competitions were also held.
Burbank Middle School brought a team of over 25 students who had volunteered their Saturday to compete for their school. Most of them had bee attending UIL meetings in the afternoons to familiarize themselves with the types of questions and events they would have to face. The following students earned awards:
Outstanding Finalist: Daniela Martinez
Third Place Trophy: Daniel Gonzalez
Second Place Trophy: Alondra Castro
Modern Oratory Spanish
Outstanding Finalist: Joe Rodriguez
Outstanding Finalist: Emilio Flores
Third Place: Daniela Martinez
Outstanding Finalist: Angel Luna
Oral Reading Spanish 6:
Third Place: Alondra Castro
First Place: Sandra Castro
Oral Reading Spanish:
Second Place: Jose Santana
Congratulations to all the participants, and especially to the students who won their special awards. We are happy to say that students, teachers, and coaches learned a lot from the experience and truly enjoyed the day. We are really looking forward to the next tournament!