DALLAS—Hard work paid off for the winners of the Baptist General Convention of Texas Bible Drill and Speakers Tournament.
Matt Howerton of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Ennis won first place in the high school speakers tournament, and Katelyn Van Deaver of First Baptist Church in New Boston won second place.
Austin Juneau of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Cleveland won first place in the senior high school division of the Bible drill competition. Rachel Reeves of First Baptist Church in Farmers Branch won second place.
In the junior high Bible drill competition, Faith Walters of First Baptist Church in Albany won first place. Greg Gaskey of Lamar Baptist Church in Wichita Falls won second place.
First place winners were slated to compete in the national competition in their respective categories June 20 in Duluth, Ga.