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Six Students Qualify for State PSIA Competition

Congratulations to our 18 Lower and Middle School students who placed at the Private Schools Interscholastic Association (PSIA) District 8AA meet this month! Six of those students—Claudia Ellington ’22, James Graham ’26, Ainsley Owen ’25, Ella Parker ’22, Anna Wayne ’24, and Avery Wayne ’22—placed first or second in at least one subject, qualifying them to compete in the PSIA State competition on Saturday, April 28, at Texas Christian University.
Our hard-working students prepared for the competition with their St. Andrew’s faculty advisors in their spare time over many weeks. A special “thank you” to our parent volunteers for attending the competition to give our students an extra boost of support!
 
The PSIA offers 59 academic contests in math, science, language arts, speech, social studies, and fine arts.  Below are the final results:
 
Art Memory - 6, 7, 8
Avery Wayne, 1st place – State Qualifier
 
Impromptu Speaking - 7, 8
Arman Rokhsaz, 5th place
Samantha Sparks, 6th place
 
Listening Skills - 4, 5
Holland Deane, 10th place (tie)
 
Listening Skills - 6, 7, 8
Claudia Ellington, 10th place
 
Maps, Graphs, and Charts - 4
James Graham, 1st place – State Qualifier
 
Maps, Graphs, and Charts - 5
Luke Paddock, 3rd place
 
Mathematics - 6
Harry Deane, 4th place
Anna Wayne, 9th place
 
Mathematics - 8
Avery Wayne, 4th place
 
Modern Oratory - 7, 8
Ella Parker, 2nd place – State Qualifier
 
On-site Drawing - 5
Ainsley Owen, 7th place
 
Poetry Interpretation - 5
Ainsley Owen, 1st place – State Qualifier
 
Ready Writing - 3
Alexa Natinsky, 4th place
Elizabeth Wallace, 5th place
 
Ready Writing - 4
Olivia Korman, 3rd place
Adele Schlitt, 4th place
 
Ready Writing - 5
Ainsley Owen, 7th place
 
Ready Writing - 6
Anna Wayne, 3rd place
 
Ready Writing - 8
Claudia Ellington, 3rd place
 
Spelling - 3
Adelynn Zimmerman, 8th place
 
Spelling - 4
James Graham, 1st place – State Qualifier
Olivia Korman, 4th place
Annie McMullen, 6th place
 
Spelling – 7, 8
Claudia Ellington, 2nd place – State Qualifier
Arman Rokhsaz, 5th place
 
Storytelling - 2
Amelia Brandon, 3rd place
 
Storytelling - 3
Vivienne Gonzalez, 5th place
 
Vocabulary - 6
Anna Wayne, 1st place – State Qualifier
 
Vocabulary – 7, 8
Avery Wayne, 2nd place – State Qualifier
Samantha Sparks, 3rd place
Claudia Ellington, 5th place

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Located in Austin, Texas, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is a private co-ed elementary, middle and high school for grades K-12. Students benefit from dedicated faculty, a challenging academic program, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.