Comal ISD Students Advance To UIL Academic State Meet

July 1, 2024 - Seventeen Comal ISD students wrapped up the school year competing in the UIL Academic State Meet in Austin with one becoming the 3A headline writing champion and another taking the 5A bronze medal in physics.

Memorial Early College High School senior Jaela Bailey became the state champion in 3A headline writing, and her entry was named Tops in Texas after being compared to the first-place winners in all divisions.

Smithson Valley High School senior Trajan Falk won the bronze medal in 5A physics competition.

Students advanced to the state competition in various contests. They are listed here alphabetically.

  • Zander Abolos, Hill Country College Preparatory High School, literary criticism 
  • Jayden Ammons, HCCPHS, social studies 
  • Jaela Bailey, MECHS, State Champion in 3A Headline Writing and Tops in Texas 
  • Natalia Campos, Canyon Lake High School, spelling 
  • Jazy Childers, HCCPHS Ready Writing
  • Trajan Falk, SVHS, Bronze medalist in Physics 
  • Stephanie Frieswyk, Davenport High School, Lincoln Douglas Debate
  • Rowen Hamilton, SVHS, Lincoln Douglas Debate
  • Camille Hanson, HCCPHS, literary criticism and alternate in feature writing 
  • Jacob Hill, HCCPHS, social studies 
  • Danielle Jones, MECHS, Lincoln Douglas Debate
  • Skyler King, HCCPHS, literary criticism and copy editing
  • Abbey Shultz, HCCPHS, literary criticism 
  • Keshav Singh, HCCPHS, informative speaking and social studies
  • Lillian Vickers, HCCPHS, copy editing
  • Victoria Villezcas, CLHS, spelling 
  • Masdon Woitena, HCCPHS, social studies 

Academic UIL coaches include Kayleigh Corres, Troy Varvel and Garrett Kelley for HCCPHS, Charles Van Houten for CLHS, Adolph Rojas for DHS, Aimee Fisher for MECHS and Jonathan McKinley for SVHS




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-Comal ISD students who advanced to the UIL Academic State Meet were recognized by the Board of Trustees during its June meeting.


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