The A&M Consolidated High School Current Issues and Events team won the 5A team championship for the second year in a row. Students are judged on a 40-question, multiple-choice quiz and a written essay on issues facing the United States. Members of the team include Benjamin Lamb, Alex Coopersmith, Shankar Srinivasan and Annie Zhang.
The best individual performance was turned in by College Station High School’s Jiatao Liang who won the 3A individual championship in Science, by earning the top score in chemistry and the second-highest score in physics. In addition, Liang place second in the individual math competition.
In all, four CSISD teams and nine individuals placed in the top 10 in 15 categories.
AMCHS Current Issues and Events Team: State Champions
CSHS Mathematics Team: 3rd Place
CSHS Number Sense Team: 4th Place
CSHS Science Team: 2nd Place
Alex Coopersmith, AMCHS: 9th in Current Issues and Events
Diana Hajali, CSHS: 7th in Spelling & Vocabulary
Tessa Johnson: 5th in Ready Writing
BJ Kim, CSHS: 5th in Number Sense, 10th in Mathematics
Benjamin Lamb, AMCHS: 8th in Current Issues and Events
Jiatao Liang, CSHS: 1st in Science (1st in chemistry and 2nd in physics), 2nd in Mathematics
Michelle Liu, AMCHS: 7th in Literary Criticism
Stephanie Palazzolo, AMCHS: 4th in Ready Writing
Jamie Roberman, CSHS: 10th in Social Studies
Jason Tan, CSHS: 7th in Science