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East High School takes second place in the 23rd congressional district "We the People" competition.

The East High School team took second place in the 23rd congressional district "We the People" competition. Centennial High School took first place. According to the coach, James Dominguez, "We are waiting to see if we will receive a wildcard invitation to the state championships on February 2nd and 3rd. Last year the team placed 3rd in the district. If the team does get an invitation, it will be the second time they have qualified for state in the past 5 years.
Below is a list of the different units and how they placed.
Unit 1 3rd place
Ben Benitez
Casandra Celis
Ismael Garcia
Nikolaus Verduzco Flores
Unit 2 3rd Place
Guadalupe Avalos
Grace Cecil
Dylan Ellis
Montserrat Garcia Herrera
Unit 3 2nd Place
Darius Davis
Maritsa Ortega
Margarita Ruiz
Merriam Wan
Unit 4 4th place
David Ceja
Joseph “Mitchell” Hughes
Jakob James
Jose Rodriguez Gomez
Unit 5 3rd Place
Adrianna Campos
Olivia Garcia
Lauren Ogilvie
Claire Welch
Unit 6 2nd place
Adam Herrera
Jakob Navarro
Erick Plata Torres