Leander ISD students competed at the UIL Academic State Meet held at the University of Texas at Austin May 2-4. Rouse High School took State Championships in both Social Studies and Journalism along with individual medals in different events. Vista Ridge, Vandegrift and Cedar Park high school competitors also won individual State medals in their respective categories at the State meet.

Individual Results

  • Mathematics 6th Pierce Lai Vandegrift HS
  • Computer Science 5th Joshua Kolenbrander Cedar Park HS
  • Editorial Writing 3rd Natalie Sinha Rouse HS 4th Tristan Hernandez Cedar Park HS 6th Raiyan Shaik Vista Ridge HS
  • Headline Writing 2nd Avery Smith Rouse HS
  • Theatrical Design Marketing 4th Madisyn Fujawa Cedar Park HS
  • Film Narrative 2nd Affliction Cedar Park HS
  • News Writing 2nd Avery Smith Rouse HS 3rd Natalie Brink Vandegrift HS
  • Social Studies 6th Kent Ninomiya Rouse HS

Team Results

  • Journalism 1st Rouse HS (Avery Smith and Natalie Sinha)
  • Social Studies 1st Rouse HS (Kent Ninomaya, Sophia Cramer, Sterling Walzel, and Julia McLaughlin)