The Marshall High School Current Issues and Events team blew away the competition during the District UIL Academic Tournament held March 24-25, bringing home the first place trophy to highlight Marshall's participation in the event held at Mt. Pleasant High School.
The team, led by coach and sponsor Mr. Jeff Ford, qualified for the Regional competition held April 8 and finished seventh overall in the region.
At district, however, MHS Current Issues and Events turned in a championship performance. The team of Morgan Flowers, Frida Enrriquez, Dakota Epps and Samantha Reeves finished first in the team competition, with Flowers finishing second overall and Enrriquez finishing sixth in the individual contest.
Epps advanced to the semifinals of the Lincoln-Douglas Debate, with a 3-1 mark in the opening round.
Congratulations to our UIL team members and their coaches for all their efforts and hard work this year!