Marlin Junior Academy competes in UIL

Students from Marlin Junior Academy participated in a UIL competition in Riesel on Dec. 10 against Riesel, Mart, Dawson, Hallsburg, Bremond, and Hubbard. 

Students across all three grades participated in a number of different categories. Here are the students who competed:


6th Grade Number Sense:

Alberto Garcia-Chavez, 

Gavin Smith, 

Jesus Garcia Chavez, 

Jason Pecina.


6th Grade Impromptu Speaking:

Gavin Smith, 

Jackson Tennison, 

Kennadie Peel. 


6th Grade Mathematics:

Ge’Unte Thomas, 

Lacie Watkins, 

Yarida DeLeon, 

Hector Martinez. 


6th Grade Calculator Applications:

Ge’Unte Thomas. 


6th Grade Listening Skills:

Landon Bates. 


6th Grade Science:

Jackson Tennison. 


6th Grade Maps, Graphs, & Charts:

Yarida DeLeon.


7th Grade Mathematics: 

Jermoriah Mayes, 

Keundra Wilson, 

Chesquaya Henry, 

Kelly Escobar Palacios, 

Vanessa Cardenas. 


7th Grade Impromptu Speaking 

Jermoriah Mayes, 

Keundra Wilson, 

Chesquaya Henry, 

Cornesia Shaw. 


7th Grade Science:

Chesquaya Henry. 


8th Grade Impromptu Speaking 

Tashawn Shelley 


8th Grade Mathematics:

Sharyia Womack, 

Naun Martinez.


Of the above mentioned students, Cornesia Shaw won Third Place in the 7th Grade Impromptu Speaking category and Kelly Escobar received Fourth Place in 7th grade Mathematics. Chesquaya Henry placed Fourth in 7th grade Science, along with Yarida DeLeon, who placed Fourth in 6th grade Mathematics. The MJA 6th Grade Mathematics Team won Second Place Overall. 


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