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Paris High School Congress student advances to State UIL Meet
By Jeanne Kraft, Public Information Officer, Paris ISD
Nov 11, 2019
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Paris, Texas -- Paris High School junior Allyssa Standifer has advanced to the UIL State Congress competition set to take place Jan. 13-15 in Austin.

Standifer placed third in the recent regional meet held at Region 8 ESC in Pittsburg, Texas.

Paris High School student Allyssa Standifer celebrates her win at the recent regional UIL congress competition. She advances to the state competition in January.

Congress is an individual contest in a large group setting modeled after the United States Congress.  Students research bills and resolutions, prepare speeches, caucus in committees, debate legislation, and vote on measures they have examined.  Parliamentary procedure is followed.