North East ISD was well represented at this year’s UIL Academic State Meet at the University of Texas in Austin. NEISD students faced off against the top 24 students in individual events and the top eight schools in the One Act Play (OAP) Contest. Students qualified for the contest by placing in the top three and advancing from the district and region academic contests. OAP troupes have to advance through district, bi-district, area, and regional levels to make it to the state contest.
Reagan’s One Act Play of I Never Saw another Butterfly earned several individual awards including, Matt Michel – Honorable Mention All-Star Cast, Jackson Hager – All-Star Cast, Andrea Olmos-Tejado – Best Technician, and Bella Campos who received the Best Actress and the Samuel French Award for the best overall actor in the state.
Reagan High School’s Science Bowl team took second in the overall team competition. Congratulations to teammates Lucas Moynihan, Raul Passement, David Valorz, Dominic Galiano, Sarah Davis, and Ethan Bull.
Reagan's Andy Liu also placed 6th in the individual Science event and journalist Reagan Allen placed 2nd overall in News Writing. MacArthur High School journalist Summer Farrens placed 4th in Ready Writing.