Andrews student wins in two UIL Academics State titles


AHS senior becomes first in school history to win two championships

ANDREWS, Texas (Nexstar)- Andrews High School senior Nevaeh Galvan she became the first student in school history to win State Championships in two different Academic Events in the same year.

Galvan scored a perfect score of 420 on the Accounting Test and scored 345 out of 350 on the Computer Applications Test.

Both were the highest scores in 4A and the highest scores in the entire State of Texas among all classifications in both competitions, according to a release.

Galvan has competed in UIL Accounting and Computer Applications all four years of her high school career. This was her second time competing in Accounting and Computer Applications at the state level. 

Prior to the state meet, Galvan captured the district and regional championships in both categories. 

Additionally, Sophomore Zemira Recio placed second in UIL Headline Writing at the State meet and Junior Alecia Rangel placed sixth at the State Headline Writing contest. 

Another competitor, Senior Edwin Munoz-Campos finished in the top 20 in Computer Science and top 15 in Number Sense at the state meet. Munoz-Campos is the first state competitor for AHS in both events since 2013.

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