Pin Oak MS wins first UIL middle school tournament of year

More than 500 middle school students spent their Saturday at Hamilton Middle School on Oct. 25, competing in the first University Interscholastic League (UIL) Middle School tournament of the 2014–2015 season.

Students from 15 schools competed: Attucks, Baylor College of Medicine Academy at Ryan, Black, Burbank, Clifton, Cullen, Fondren, Hamilton, Johnston, Pershing, Pin Oak, Revere and Mickey Leland College Preparatory Academy for Young Men.

Pin Oak Middle School was declared the sweepstakes champion, with Mickey Leland College Prep winning second place and Black MS taking home third.

Here are the individual results:

Art 6th Grade
Finalists: Priscilla Solis – Baylor College of Medicine Academy, Alana Ross – Black, and Asa Gordon – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
Third Place: Brianna DeLeon – Baylor College of Medicine Academy
Second Place: Camron Martel – Fondren
First Place: Keleya Erwin – Baylor College of Medicine Academy

Art 7th/8th Grades
Finalists: Hannah Bouchereau – Clifton, Khamaar Herrod – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy, and Sarah Molina – Pin Oak
Third Place: Jamari Beaner – Clifton
Second Place: Alexander Martinez – Hamilton
First Place: Isabella Hsu – Pin Oak
First Place Team: Pin Oak Middle School

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Finalists: Joram Amador, Xavier Gonzales, and Alexander Randon – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
Third Place: Cesar Hernandez – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
Second Place: Ethan Song – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
First Place: Ivan Valdez – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
First Place Team: Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy

Debate – Public Forum
Champions – Camilla Kaufman and Ryan Martinez – Hamilton Middle School
Runner Ups – Ashley Clarke and Allison Clarke – Pin Oak Middle School
Semi-Finalists – Jenna Baer and Szafranski – Pin Oak Middle School; Justin Owens and Alex Kontoyiannis – Pin Oak Middle School
Quarter-Finalists – Ryan Knightly and Patrick Han – Pin Oak Middle School; Sophia Baldazo and Camilla Pena – Hamilton Middle School; Andrea Estrada and Alexandria Daughtery – Pin Oak Middle School; Phoebe Murphy and Amani Parvathaneni – Pin Oak Middle School

Debate – Lincoln-Douglas
Champion – Clara Brotzen-Smith – Pershing Middle School
Runner Up – Joan Castro – Hamilton Middle School
Semi-Finalist – Jada Lanier – Pershing Middle School; Livia Schooley – Hamilton Middle School
Quarter-Finalist – Rayne Beckman – Pershing Middle School; Isabella Mueller – Pin Oak Middle School; Camille Olofue – Baylor College of Medicine Academy; Jamie Barrett – Hamilton Middle School

Dictionary Skills 6th Grade
Finalists: Osvaldo Valdez and Micah Hayes – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy, Phillip Rozas and Pravdeep Banwait – Hamilton, and Jeillim Rodriguez – Burbank
Third Place: David Sipes – Black
Second Place: Lisa Rollinson – Black
First Place: Andrew Tan – Pin Oak

Dictionary Skills 7th/8th Grades
Finalists: Arllette Reyes – Clifton, Angela Martinez – Burbank, and Abbhaya Chopra – Pershing
Third Place: Jared Clarke – Pin Oak
Second Place: Khamaar Herrod – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
First Place: Carrie Meng – Pin Oak
First Place Team: Pin Oak Middle School

Duet Improvisation
Finalists: Kielyn Vigne/Tramaine White – Pershing, Lilli Lemberger/Citlali Arzola and Nahomi Castro/Kallisi Clemons –
Hamilton, Devin Prophet/Christian Martinez – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy, and Lauren Dazey/Norma Valle – Black
Third Place: Grace Okoro/Reagan Jones – Pershing
Second Place: Aliyah Wiser/Carmen Ford – Hamilton
First Place: Jasmine Cardenez/Matthew Alanis – Hamilton

Editorial Writing
Finalists: Samir Saeed and Daisia Washington – Clifton, and Khamaar Herrod – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
Third Place: Lisa Rollinson – Black
Second Place: Brooke Demars – Black
First Place: William Fortson – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy

Impromptu Speaking English 6th Grade
Finalists: Joshua Robisheaux and Helen Boucheareau – Clifton, Ruby Torres – Hamilton, and Robert Lane – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
Third Place: Spenser Cola – Black
Second Place: Kallisti Clemons – Hamilton
First Place: Zaporah Watson – Clifton

Impromptu Speaking English 7th Grade
Finalists: Marely Flowers, Tayson Scott and Ronald Poole – Clifton, Ricardo Lacouty – Revere, Citlali Arzola – Hamilton, and Devin Prophet – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
Third Place: Elodie Giles – Black
Second Place: Nahomi Castro – Hamilton
First Place: Bernitha Spencer-Ballard – Clifton

Impromptu Speaking English 8th Grade
Finalists: Julio MacDonald, Ocie Houston, and Blaine Wilson – Clifton, Angela Martinez – Burbank, Maria Ramirez and Ruby Guerra – Hamilton, and Andrew Malcolm – Black
Third Place: Carmen Ford – Hamilton
Second Place: Gayla Powell – Clifton
First Place: Isabel King – Black

Impromptu Speaking Spanish 6th/7th Grades
Finalists: Juan Vasquez and Megaly Rosales – Clifton, Jackelyn Valencia – Revere, Citlalli Torres – Hamilton, Jesus Monroy – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy, and Sheccid Gonzales – Black
Third Place: Norma Valle – Black
Second Place: Merari Soto – Revere
First Place: Eduardo Corazon – Revere

Impromptu Speaking Spanish 8th Grade
Finalists: Octavio Delgado and Gilberto Albarran – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy, Beatriz Barron and Ruby Guerra – Hamilton, Elisabe Gomez – Burbank, and Sonia Puebla – Pin Oak
Third Place: Maria Ramirez – Hamilton
Second Place: Crystal Hernandez – Burbank
First Place: Steven Lopez – Clifton

Listening 6th Grade
Finalists: Tremon Edmonson – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy, Hao Duong – Revere, Dalila Lopez – Black, and Madeline Steffy – Pin Oak
Third Place: Matyas Nash – Revere
Second Place: Phillip Rozas – Hamilton
First Place: Andrew Tan – Pin Oak

Listening 7th/8th Grades
Finalists: Isabella Hsu and Andrei Coarfa – Pin Oak, and Patricia Bilderback – Black
Third Place: Renzon Flores – Clifton
Second Place: Elodie Giles – Black
First Place: Zainab Niaz – Pin Oak
First Place Team: Pin Oak Middle School

Maps, Graphs & Charts 6th Grade
Finalists: Bhakti Patel – Burbank, Charles Holliman – Black, and Pravdeep Banwit – Hamilton
Third Place: Osvaldo Valdez – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
Second Place: Andrew Tan – Pin Oak
First Place: William Fan – Pin Oak

Maps, Graphs & Charts 7th/8th Grades
Finalists: Jared Clarke – Pin Oak, Ethan Song and Jacob Schmalz – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
Third Place: Khamaar Herrod – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
Second Place: Andrei Coarfa – Pin Oak
First Place: Andrew Spires – Pin Oak
First Place Team: Mickey Leland College Preparatory Academy

Mathematics
Finalists: Adam He – Pin Oak, Sophia Xu and Maria Sharina – Pershing
Third Place: Andrei Coarfa – Pin Oak
Second Place: Zainab Niaz – Pin Oak
First Place: Ethan Song – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
First Place Team: Pin Oak Middle School

Modern Oratory English 6th/7th Grades
Finalists: Megaly Rosales and Bernitha Spencer – Clifton, Fatima Castillo and Ricardo Lacouty – Revere, Caleb Martinez – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy, and Olivia Villarreal – Hamilton
Third Place: Robert Lane – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
Second Place: Devin Prophet – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
First Place: Ronald Poole – Clifton

Modern Oratory English 8th Grade
Finalists: Faith Leija – Hamilton, Alejandro Parades and Kamil Lewis – Clifton, Angela Martinez – Burbank, and Brianna Ramirez – Pershing
Third Place: Kalia Flowers – Revere
Second Place: Jacob Schmalz – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
First Place: Carmen Ford – Hamilton

Modern Oratory Spanish
Finalists: Antonio Aguliera – Clifton, Elisabe Gomez – Burbank, and Ruby Guerra – Hamilton
Third Place: Andrea Perez – Clifton
Second Place: Alejandro Ortiz – Clifton
First Place: Crystal Hernandez – Burbank

Music Memory
Finalists: Ayana Eaglin – Fondren, Tremon Edmonson – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy, and Harris Tomdio – Clifton
Third Place: Savannah Salaza – Black
Second Place: Phillip Rozas – Hamilton
First Place: Ruby Torres – Hamilton
First Place Team: Hamilton Middle School

Number Sense 6th Grade
Finalists: Asa Gordon – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy, Daniel Olanrewaju – Revere, and Aditya Prasad – Pin Oak
Third Place: Matyas Negash – Revere
Second Place: Sima Pangyani – Revere
First Place: William Fan – Pin Oak

Number Sense 7th/8th Grades
Finalists: Gustavo Flores – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy, Zainab Niaz and Andrei Coarfa – Pin Oak
Third Place: Adam He – Pin Oak
Second Place: Matthew Alter – Pin Oak
First Place: Ethan Song – Mickey Leland College Prep Academy
First Place Team: Pin Oak Middle School

Oral Reading English 6th Grade
Finalists: Kallisti Clemons and Lauren G. – Hamilton, Joshua Robisheaux – Clifton, and Jeillim Rodriguez – Burbank
Third Place: Dalila Lopez – Black
Second Place: Chole Botello – Black
First Place: Spenser Cola – Black

Oral Reading English 7th Grade
Finalists: Andrea Mansanarez and Jasmine Cardenez – Hamilton, Wendy Olivares – Burbank, Ava Meade and Tavia Gabrysch – Black, and Ronald Poole – Clifton
Third Place: Elodie Giles – Black
Second Place: Jennifer Hamad – Pershing
First Place: Lilli Lemberger – Hamilton

Oral Reading English 8th Grade
Finalists: San Juana Cortina – Burbank, Perla Vega – Revere, Faith Leija and Nicole Pozo – Hamilton, Jordan Eagle –
Clifton, and Ella Bolton – Pin Oak
Third Place: Devin Sampson – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
Second Place: Maria Ramirez – Hamilton
First Place: Dagny Carlsson – Black

Oral Reading Spanish 6th/7th Grades
Finalists: Merari Soto – Revere, Megaly Rosales and Andrea Perez – Clifton, Sydney Roquemore – Pin Oak, and Citlalli Torres – Hamilton
Third Place: Citlali Arzola – Hamilton
Second Place: Sheccid Gonzales – Black
First Place: Norma Valle – Black

Oral Reading Spanish 8th Grade
Finalists: Erendira Iriarte – Clifton, Karina Angel and Neyda Hernandez – Revere, Sasha Velasquez and Beatriz Barron – Hamilton
Third Place: Crystal Hernandez – Burbank
Second Place: Maria Ramirez – Hamilton
First Place: Ruby Guerra – Hamilton

Ready Writing 6th Grade
Finalists: Lisa Rollinson – Black, Solomon Sigmon – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy, and Sima Pangyani – Revere
Third Place: Sarah D’Agrella – Black
Second Place: Taylor Scott – Pershing
First Place: Roshni Kumar – Pin Oak

Ready Writing 7th/8th Grades
Finalists: Sarah Molina – Pin Oak, Brook Demars and Celeste Chamberlin – Black
Third Place: Gustavo Flores – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
Second Place: Jovani Guerra – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
First Place: Karina Cuayahuitl – Hamilton Middle School

Science I 7th Grade
Finalists: Jovani Guerra and Jesus Monroy – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy, Justin Ocate – Clifton, and Eden Jeffers – Black
Third Place: Sean Suggs – Black
Second Place: Pavle Bajic – Pershing
First Place: Andre Tijerina – Pershing

Science II 8th Grade
Finalists: Carrie Meng – Pin Oak, Patricia Bilderback – Black, and Ivan Valdez – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
Third Place: Andrei Coarfa – Pin Oak
Second Place: Connor Leech – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
First Place: Emmet Hagen – Black
First Place Team: Mickey Leland College Preparatory Academy

Social Studies 6th Grade
Finalists: Zaphorah Watson – Clifton, Carson Smith – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy, and Phillip Rozas – Hamilton
Third Place: William Fan – Pin Oak
Second Place: Lisa Rollinson – Black
First Place: Helen Boucheareau – Clifton

Social Studies 7th/8th Grades
Finalists: Vallery Contreras – Hamilton, Kendall Hawkins – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy, and Andrew Malcolm – Black
Third Place: Alysha Munoz – Clifton
Second Place: Jacob Schmalz – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy
First Place: Nicholas McIntosh – Pin Oak
First Place Team: Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy

Solo Acting
Finalists: Aliyah Wiser, Nahomi Castro, and Kallisti Clemons – Hamilton, Adam Remels – Pin Oak, and Dagny Carlsson – Black
Third Place: Emma Hul – Black
Second Place: Citlali Arzola – Hamilton
First Place: Elodie Giles – Black

Spelling 6th Grade
Finalists: Solomon Sigmon – Mickey Leland College Prep. Academy, Madeline Steffy and Aditya Prasad – Pin Oak
Third Place: Shemesh Arun – Baylor College of Medicine Academy
Second Place: Roshni Kumar – Pin Oak
First Place: Ronit Pillan – Baylor College of Medicine Academy

Spelling 7th/8th Grades
Finalists: Emma Hull – Black, Adam Remels and Maneesh Parmeswran – Pin Oak
Third Place: Zainab Niaz – Pin Oak
Second Place: Isabella Hsu – Pin Oak
First Place: Samir Saeed – Clifton
First Place Team: Pin Oak Middle School

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Finalists: Kayla Garcia – Hamilton, Helen Boucheareau and Ocie Houston – Clifton, Lauren Dazey – Black, and Margaret Ovi – Revere
Third Place: Kalia Flowers – Revere
Second Place: Matthew Alter – Pin Oak
First Place: Adam Remels – Pin Oak

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