PHS UIL Academics earns the Regional Champion Title!

Our UIL Academic team took the title of being District Champions for the first time in Pioneer history. This accomplishment only left our members striving for more, while competing at the regional level this past weekend at the University of Texas in San Antonio. To no surprise, our students were able to pull through this event with flying colors and able to take home various awards among having members advance to compete in State at the University of Texas in Austin. The following awards were received for Ms. Laura Maldonado’s Accounting team,  Leonardo Ibarra 2nd Place Individual State Qualifier, Ryan Martinez 3rd Place Individual State Qualifier, Mariah Sandoval 5th Place Individual State Alternate and Alan Ramirez in 8th Place 2nd Place overall, Calculator Applications, coached by Mrs. Juana Salas, Bryan Lee as 1st Place Individual State Qualifier, Victoria Chan, Mariela Mendoza and Juan Angel Luera 3rd Place overall, Computer Applications coached by Mrs. Monica Campbell, Klarissa Cantu recieved 2nd Place as an Individual State Qualifier, Current Events team coached by Mr. Christobal Carrizales was also able to receive many awards. Gabriel Cade Hill 2nd Place,Kristine Regunan 6th Place, Jasmine Regunan 8th Place and Michael Drane, these whopping numbers were able to land this team as 1st Place State Qualifiers. We also have Mathematics coached by Mr. Jose Jaramillo.  Bryan Lee 3rd Place Individual State Qualifier. Next we have Number Sense, led by Mr. Anthony Villarreal. Bryan Lee 2nd Place, Jordan Salinas 4th , Joshua Gaytan 7th Place Juan Antonio Luera, 1st Place Team State Qualifiers. Science coached Mr. Carlos Solis and Mr. Manolo Kalata. Juan Antonio Luera 5th Place Individual State Alternate, Juan Angel Luera, Ben Lugo, Jasmine Regunan, Juan Antonio Luera Chemistry Alternate, 2nd Place Team Social Studies coached by Ms. Martha Sauceda. Ethan Vasquez 2nd Place, Hilem Sanchez 4th Place, Kristine Regunan 5th Place, Joshep Ho-Shing 6th Place 1st Place Team State Qualifiers. Spelling and Vocabulary coached by Mrs. Linda Freligh. Joseph Gaytan 1st Place, Jacquelyn Olivarez, Lauren Swafford, Ivory Garza, 1st Place Team State Qualifiers.