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Jayton: Stephanie Jones

Jayton_StephanieJones.jpgAge: 16

Grade: Sophomore

Event: Editorial Writing

How long you’ve been competing: 2 years

What’s the most challenging/nerve-wracking thing about your event: The TIME LIMIT

First thing you’ll do when you win: Call my parents

Past honors in the event: 2006 - 2nd at District; 2007 - 2nd at District and 2nd at Regionals

Extracurricular activities/other UIL events: Cheerleading, Basketball, Track, Golf, 4-H, Headline Writing, Feature Writing, Literary Criticism, Calculator, Number Sense

College plans: I'm not sure what college I will attend, but I am definitely planning to go.

Birthplace: Andrews, TX

One thing your parents, a sibling or even a best friend might not know about you: I love to eat French fries and chocolate milkshake ... you should try it.

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Posted by: David Jones on May 4, 2007 2:48 PM

Thank you for covering the UIL contest. You have done a great job of recognizing the kids. The students work hard and should be honored for advancing to the state contest. So often we read about athletes and hear so little about academics. I love sports and beleive they are good for our kids but also understand the great benefit of academic competition. As a parent of a contestant (Stephanie Jones of Jayton) I am grateful for the coverage and hope you will continue to support our kids in this and other ways.

David E. Jones

Posted by: David Jones on May 4, 2007 2:50 PM

Way to go Steph. We are very proud of you. Thanks for calling home as soon as you found out how you did!

Love Mom and Dad

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