Ben Milam Elementary second grade students participated in the district UIL meet held in Lexington on Dec. 11. The students competed in Storytelling, coached by Ramona Fincher; Creative Writing, coached by Stephanie DelBosque; Chess Puzzles, coached by Randi Velazquez; Music Memory, coached by Virginia Sapp; and Spelling, coached by LeeAnn Smith. Pictured are: (top row from left) Virginia Sapp; Madeline Basonic, Music Memory participant; Brylee Wright, Creative Writing participant; Jase Moltz, Chess Puzzles Participant; Carra White, Creative Writing participant; Cash Anderle, sixth place Storytelling; Karsyn Mingus, fifth place Storytelling; Randi Velazquez, and Ramona Fincher; (middle row, from left) Stephanie DelBosque; Grady Ranspot, first place Music Memory; Zoe Vrazel, Creative Writing participant; Aiden Warner, fourth place Spelling; Alondra Salazar, second place Storytelling; Joshua Rubac, sixth place Chess Puzzles; and LeeAnn Smith; (bottom row, from left) Luke Holcombe, Music Memory participant; Breleigh Glaser, first place Music Memory; Laniah Johnson-Heslip, Creative Writing participant; Gibson Wagner, first place Music Memory and sixth place Spelling; and Isaiah Ybarra, fourth place Chess Puzzles. The Music Memory team received first place. The Spelling team received first place. The Chess Puzzles team received second place. Cameron Elementary was the overall first place UIL winner and these Ben Milam students contributions helped make that possible. Not pictured is Arian Corona, second place Spelling.