During the week of January 11-15, 12 Allen High School advanced journalism students competed in the annual CenTex Virtual Invitational Meet hosted by Texas UIL/Interscholastic League Press Conference and Texas Association of Journalism Educators.
The following students earned top-10 places in the following categories:
3rd Place: Colin Campbell
6th Place: Gisselle Alvillar
9th Place: Alessio Haro
2nd Place: Paige James
10th Place: Kennedy Jackson
10 Place: Lilly Arnold
Additionally, the following students competed in the meet, earning valuable experience for future contests:
More than 1,500 students competed state-wide in this first meet of the semester, hosted virtually on individual high school campuses. In our division, AHS competed against 109 other students from Bellaire HS (Houston ISD), Chisholm Trail HS (Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD), Vandegrift HS (Leander ISD), and McKinney HS (McKinney ISD).