The Mount Pleasant High School UIL Academic team was on the road at Belton High School on Saturday, March 2 at the Belton Spring Finale Academic Tournament. Even with just a limited amount of team members making the trip, MPHS took 2nd place overall as a team.
In Spelling, the team of Rocio Hernandez, Taryn Thurman, and Annie Le took 1st place as a team. Individually, Hernandez placed 1st, Thurman placed 2nd and Le placed 3rd sweeping the top three spots.
In Mathematics, the team of Jose Liera, David Barboza, Miguel Segura, and Shelby Courreges placed 1st overall. Individually, Liera placed 1st, Barboza was 2nd, Segura placed 3rd, and Courreges took 4th, sweeping the top four medals.
In Calculator Applications, the team of Jose Liera, David Barboza, and Miguel Segura also took 1st place. Individually, Liera placed 1st, Barboza was 2nd, and Segura placed 3rd.
In Current Events, the team of Audrey Courreges, Javier Martinez, Caleb Ball, and Isabella Greco placed 2nd. Individually, Greco earned a 2nd place medal.
In Computer Science, Conner Brison placed 3rd individually.
The MPHS UIL teams are gearing up for the District Meet which will take place on March 29-30 in Sulphur Springs.