It has been a big year for Stephenville High School students and Monday morning a ceremony was held to unveil four new academic UIL state championship plaques.

Emily Moore, coached by Stacy Roeming, won the Literary Criticism state championship; Leissa Jones won the state championship for Theatrical Design costuming; and Caleb Gibbons won the state championship in Theatrical Design marketing. 

“Combining state film, Theatrical Design and One Act Play points, UIL awarded the first 4A Theatre State Championship team this year,” SHS Theatre Director Mindy Pope said. “SHS won the 4A Theatre Team State Championship.”

Members of the team are Cameron Bishop, Christie Basson, Hagen Carter, Caleb Gibbons, Lainey Harris, Leissa Jones, Itzel Mayo, Courtney McGuire, Emily Moore, Aislinn Oxford and Victoria Permann. The team was coached by Pope and Emily McLemore and the UIL academic coordinator is Jennifer Cozart.