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The Winners’ Circle 
710 E. 21st 
Cisco TX 76437

Phone:  254-493-2795

FAX: 254-235-0279
E-mail: connieratt@aol.com

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For 18 years, The Winners Circle has provided various types of study guides for students competing in the UIL academic contests.  Each year, UIL coaches, academic coordinators, and principals have  acknowledged the effectiveness of the materials by reporting the success of their students and by buying the materials year after year.  Students and coaches  who have yet to try the materials are invited to join The Winners' Circle  and gain the competitive edge for success.

What The Winners Circle Offers

The Winners' Circle helps students prepare for UIL by offering the following:

  • Study guides for the 2017-2018 literary criticism tests include monthly literary criticism practice tests, Wuthering Heights study guide, a study guide to accompany John Donne Poems,  Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun study questions, and A Guide to Poetry Analysis.
  • Ready Writing prompts are mailed monthly.
  • Speech topics and current events practice prompts are mailed monthly.
  • Current event questions and answers are also mailed monthly.

See our order form for more information.

If you do not receive our mailout that thoroughly explains all materials, e-mail Connie Rattan a connieratt@aol.com.



Dr. Fred Tarpley and Connie Rattan
Connie Rattan

Connie Rattan, who retired after 35 years of teaching on both the high school and college levels, is a founder of The Winners Circle. "My greatest joy in teaching is working with intellectually curious students. I want them to succeed." Contributors to The Winners Circle are Dr. Cleatus Rattan, MEd, MA, MLA, EdD; Connie Rattan, BM,MA; Brandon Barnes, MA, PhD; Amber Deal, BA; and Amber Barnes BA,MA.  All contributors have experience in UIL competition as writers and participants.