The 2017 Future Problem Solving State Bowl competition was held in San Marcos Saturday, April 8 and awards ceremony was Sunday, April 9th. Sinton ISD was represented by students from Sinton Elementary, Smith Middle School and Sinton High School.
In the Junior
individual Global Issues Division Jamie Burch placed 1st (Coach Elizabeth Nieto) and Ella Troup placed 2nd (Coach Karen Statauzenberger). In the Middle
Individual Global Issues Emma Nieto placed third (Coach Maggie Gibson). They will represent Texas and Sinton ISD at the 2017 Future Problem Solving Program International Competition June 7-11 at the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse.
SHS Future Problem Solving team placing in the the State Top Ten Senior Division and receiving medals were team members Austin Castillo, Isaiah Duhart, Brett Brown and Jason Tang.
Also qualifying for State and participating in the competition from SHS were Bethany Doria, Claude Duhart, Rees Flinn, Barrett Harvey, Kristen Lopez, Zoe Sanchez, Jonathan Carrillo, Johathan Marroquin, Anna Thomas, John Caldwell Thomas, Abigail Vegkley, and Stella Thomas.
Qualifying for State from Sinton Elementary and participating in the competition were Jayden Gonzales, Andrew Cantu, Fabian Villa, Aidan Moody, Christevahn Garcia, Colby Hesseltine, Nick Flores, James Hutton, Jimmy Prigmore, Shiloh Jasso, Alejandra Maldonado, Logan Ohler, Taiki Peterson, and Lilly Lozano.
The Sinton High School Community Problem Solving team will also be representing Sinton ISD in the International competition. They were notified prior to State competition that they were the Grand Prize Champions. The were also recognized and received medals at the awards ceremony Sunday. Team members are Alexis Brown, Kendall Allen, Madeline Nieto, Madi Schaefer, Robyn Castro, Rylee Kay, Dylan Summa, Alex Loya, Emma Nieto and Jackson Allen. Coaches are Maggie Gibson and Elizabeth Nieto.