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May 10, 2022

2022 FISD State Citizen Bee Competitors

Citizen Bee Results

Two students from Frisco ISD advanced to the State Citizen Bee Competition sponsored by the State Bar of Texas and the Sumners Foundation. Lebanon Trail sophomore Kendall Gee represented the Region 10 Education Center and Memorial High School freshman Aditya Oswal YMCA’s Youth in Government. Gee received 3rd place in the overall competition, winning a $1,000 scholarship. Oswal, in a separate competition between special organizations, won 1st place with a $1,500 scholarship. FISD students interested in competing next year should reach out to Secondary Social Studies Coordinator Patience LeBlanc.

Lebanon Trail Student Scores in Top 10% in Junior Math Olympiad

Lebanon Trail junior Kevin Wang qualified and competed in the U.S. Junior Math Olympiad Competition this spring where he scored in the top 10 percent of students across the country. This is an incredible accomplishment considering participation is by invitation only! The test consisted of six problems, administered over two days. They were given 4.5 hours each day to complete three problems! The test is administered to approximately the top 250 student combined scorers on the AMC 10 and AIME. Those interested in testing their own skills are encouraged to check this year’s problems and answers.

Vendors at 2022 Teacher Fair

District Celebrates First- & Second-Year Teachers 

The District hosted first- and second-year teachers new to the profession recently in a come-and-go event that included instructional tips, strategies for student engagement, event prizes and lots of snacks from community sponsors. Special thanks to Romeo’s Pizza, Tiff’s Treats, RBFCU, Soft Swirlz, Dillas, Cinnaholic, Chop Stop and Joy Sweet Bites for showering our teachers with love! 

Students Place at State Future Problem Solving Competition

Several Frisco ISD students placed at the state Future Problem Solving competition! Tadlock Elementary’s Amuthan Soundar placed 2nd in the Global Issues Junior Division and received an invitation to the International Conference for his Antibiotic Resistance research. Vibha Sundarrajan from Clark Middle School placed 3rd in this same competition. In the Senior Division, Hasita Karthikeyan from Reedy High School placed 2nd overall and won Most Futuristic Solution for the Individual Global problem solvers (across all divisions.) Aditi Darodkar from Emerson High School placed 4th in the state in the same division. In the Scenario Performance Competition, Christina Quintana from Taylor Elementary won 1st place in the Junior Division and received an invitation to compete at the FPS International Conference. Congratulations to all!

Wolfe 2022 Teen Volunteer of the Year

2021 Teen Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to Frisco High School junior Eden Wolfe who won the Teen Volunteer of the Year award from the City of Frisco. Wolfe registered 114 hours volunteering for the Frisco Fire Department at Frisco Fire Safety Town presented by Texas Health. Learn more about area volunteer opportunities.

Frisco ISD Students Place in Mockingbird Poetry Contest

Congratulations to the Frisco ISD students who placed in the 51st Annual Collin County Poetry Contest. Each year, Collin County hosts a poetry contest sponsored by the Mockingbird Chapter of the Poetry Society of Texas. Students from all over Collin County enter this contest in hopes of writing an exceptional piece that is published in the annual Winners Anthology book.

First place winners include Allen Elementary’s Kennedy Mutter, Fowler Middle School’s Richa Rai and Ria Garg of Centennial High School. Second place winners include Allen’s Swithin Janagama and Aanya Chawla of Vaughn Elementary. Third place winners include Kyra Trehan of Allen and Wakeland High School’s Tanya Arya.

Honorable mention students included Miria Abraham, Purva Vijay, Nicholas Bedlan and Hrishikesh Srirangam. Access a full list of area winners.
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