The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) academic team ran away as district champions following the District 31-4A Academics Spring meet Saturday, March 30 through Tuesday, April 2 in Sinton.

RFHS finished the meet in first place with 622 total points; defeating second place West Oso with 222 points. Orange Grove came in third with 212.

As a team, RFHS finished first place in accounting, calculator applications, current issues, computer science, journalism, literary criticism, mathematics, number sense, spelling and vocabulary, and science.

RFHS students placing in individual academic events, are:


Kira Deleon, first; Kendra Gibson and Macy Hoang, fourth (tied).

Calculator applications

Belle Eaton, first; Ora Wilshire, second; Andrew Lanningham, fourth; Emma Jungman, sixth.

Current issues

Jacob Parr, first; William Duck, fourth; Jarrett Kernen, fifth.

Copy editing

LauraLee Dafft, fourth; Macy Hoang, fifth.

Computer science

Mitchell Anderson, first; Zachary Canoot, second; Belle Eaton, third; Spencer Keown, fourth.

Editorial writing

Keziah Badgwell, second.

Feature writing

LauraLee Dafft, first; Keziah Badgwell, third.

Headline writing

Macy Hoang, second; LauraLee Dafft, third; Keziah Badgwell, fifth.

Lincoln Douglas debate

Jacob Parr, first; Martin Cantu, second.

Literary criticism

Sophia Vaughn, first; Caitlyn Ramaker, second; Nancy Coronado, third; Karys Hawkins, fourth.


Kyler Skinner, second; Ora Wlshire, third; Abigail Spears, fourth; Cole Armstrong, fifth.

Number sense

Ora Wilshire, second; Rahi Patel, fifth.

News writing

Keziah Badgwell, first; McCauley Duck, fourth; LauraLee Dafft, sixth.

Persuasive speaking

Jacob Parr, first.

Poetry interpretation

Leslie Nesbit, first.

Ready writing

Sophia Vaughn, first; Keziah Badgwell, fifth.


Jacob Parr, first.


Belle Eaton, first; Jacob Parr, third.


Belle Eaton, first.

Spelling and vocabulary

Elissa Covington, first; Ciara Garcia, second.

The team will advance to compete in the 4A Region IV meet Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13 at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi.

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