Trinity School's Upper School Academic and Speech team placed second at this year's TAPPS State Academic Competition, held on Ap[ril 10 and 11 in Waco. Trinity competed in the 4A division. Senior Jordan S. was a great assistant speech coach, and the freshmen had a very strong showing in the Speech categories.
First place winners were: Bella S., Current Events and Issues; Jordan S., Solo Acting; Sean N., Spanish; and Deborah B., Original Oratory.
Second place: Curtis W., Science (with Top award in Chemistry and Biology); Jordan S., Prose Interpretation; Abby C./Jordan S., Duet Acting.
Fifth Place: Sarahann A., Prose Interpretation; Nikkie G., Lincoln-Douglas Debate; Sarahann A./Danielle B., Duet Acting; Joseph K., Original Oratory.
Sixth Place: Sean N., Ready Writing.
Seventh Place: Curtis W., Number Sense; Abby C., Poetry Interpretation.
Eighth Place: Saloni C., Science; Mark F., Persuasive Speaking; Curtis W., Advanced Math.