CHS Student Captures 1st Place at UIL State Meet

May 19, 2011

Central High School Junior Zak Linzy has won 1st place in Poetry at the UIL State Academic Meet. Zak's winning poetry selections include "Locomotion" by Jacqueline Woodson and "Numbers & Dark Shadows" by Richard Callahan woven with "Angela Falcone, Guidance Counselor" by Mel Gibson.

Zak is a three-year member of the CHS Speech and Debate team, currently holding the office of parliamentarian. Zak also competes in Texas Forensic League events and has advanced to the national competition in National Forensic League the past two years. He won 9th in the nation in Prose last year.

Zak's teacher and sponsor is Julie Schniers.

Congratulations, Zak!