High School Students Compete In 2018 UIL Student Congress State Championship

posted Jan 22, 2018, 6:56 AM by Joe Cordova   [ updated Jan 22, 2018, 6:56 AM ]

The 2018 UIL Student Congress State Championships were held in Austin on January 9th - 10th. Representing Knippa High School were Jessica Dong, Bobbie Ligocky, and James Pargas. On the first day the meet thirty two 1A students competed in the preliminary rounds for seven hours. At the end of the day one eighteen students advanced to final rounds which were held in the State Capitol. All three of Knippa representatives advanced to the state finals. After another seven hours of competition the results were announced. Finishing in forth place for Knippa was Jessica Dong. "I was really proud to coach these three outstanding congress students" said Lee Neel , Knippa High School Congress Coach.