Cypress Woods HS clinches UIL region academic title

April 30, 2021

Cypress Woods High School students compete during the UIL Academic Region 2 Meet. Cypress Woods clinched first place in the meet with 275 points.Cypress Woods High School students compete during the UIL Academic Region 2 Meet. Cypress Woods clinched first place in the meet with 275 points.

April 30, 2021—CFISD students competed in the UIL Academic Region 2 and 3 Meets April 16-17, highlighted by Cypress Woods High School’s team championship in the Region 2 competition.

The Region 2 meet was held throughout the region at varying locations or “pods,” and the Region 3 meet was held at Kingwood High School. As in the district meet, students competed in more than 20 different categories including but not limited to: Mathematics, Copy Editing, Current Issues, Accounting and Computer Science.

Top-3 placings in regional meets qualify for the state meet. Cypress Woods clinched the Region 2 team championship with 275 points, followed by runner-up Waxahachie High School (111 points) and third-place Tomball High School (78 points). Bridgeland High School also finished with 43 points.

“The Cy Woods UIL Academic Team kept the 212 world domination train rolling at the UIL Regional Academic Meet,” said Cypress Woods computer science teacher Stacey Armstrong. “Winning the overall meet by 100 was validation for all of the hard work put in by each student and team. Cy Woods advanced 26 spots to the state meet. Twenty-six is the most advancing to the UIL State Hub that will be held here at Cy Woods.”

Region 2 results in individual categories were as follows:

Region 2 UIL Academic Meet – Individual Results

Event

Student

High School

Place

Accounting

Abdullah Usman

Klein

1

Mixtli Murillo

Mesquite

2

Archit Junnarkar

Cypress Woods

3

Calculator Applications

Zeki Gurbuz

Cypress Woods

1

Alex Huang

Cypress Woods

2

Copy Editing

Ore James

Tomball

1

Joleigh Underwood

Bridgeland

2

Computer Science

Sidh Suchdev

Cypress Woods

1

Zeki Gurbuz

Cypress Woods

2

Alex Huang

Cypress Woods

t-3

Victor Nguyen

Cypress Woods

t-3

Editorial Writing

Maven Navarro

Waxahachie

1

Kevin Perche

Langham Creek

2

Lincoln Douglas Debate

Catherine Walker

Cypress Woods

1

Josie Sim

Midway

2

Anastasia Sewell

Cypress Lakes

3

Literary Criticism

Carson Lutz

Midway

1

Hallie Young

Mansfield

2

Letizia Fazzini

Cypress Woods

3

Mathematics

Rishabh Ghosh

Klein Oak

1

Ashay Swadi

Cypress Woods

2

Ramya Iyer

Cypress Woods

3

Spelling and Vocabulary

Rachel Varnan

Rockwall

1

Natalie Cornejo

Cypress Woods

t-2

Griffin Perlot

Cypress Woods

t-2

Region 2 results in team categories were as follows:

Region 2 UIL Academic Meet – Team Results

Event

High School

Place

Accounting

Cypress Woods

1

Mesquite

2

Calculator Applications

Klein Oak

1

Cypress Woods

2

Current Issues

Cypress Woods

1

Lake Ridge

2

Computer Science

Cypress Woods

1

Tomball Memorial

2

Oak Ridge

3

Literary Criticism

Waxahachie

1

Mansfield

2

Mathematics

Klein Oak

1

Cypress Woods

2

Number Sense

Klein Oak

1

Cypress Woods

2

Spelling and Vocabulary

Cypress Woods

1

Klein Oak

2

Cy-Fair High School was the highest-placing CFISD team in Region 3 with 29 points, and Jersey Village High School scored 20 points.

Region 3 results in individual categories were as follows:

Region 3 UIL Academic Meet – Individual Results

Event

Student

High School

Place

Current Issues

Ethan Jiang

Katy

1

Gracin Nguyen

Dawson

2

Rafael Rodriguez

Jersey Village

3

News Writing

Daphnee Martinez

Taylor

1

Donovan Nichols

Cinco Ranch

2

Angela Lim

Jersey Village

3

Region 3 results in teams categories were as follows:

Region 3 UIL Academic Meet – Team Results

Event

High School

Place

Social Studies

Dawson

1

Cy-Fair

2

Visit the UIL website for more information about academic regional meets.

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