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Scrimmage Results - All Categories - From 03/19

3/21/24 10:57AM
1st: Jason W. (IA)
2nd: Zoe B. (AK)
2nd: Sriram S. (IA)
3rd: Marais A. (IA)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Parsippany High School Academic Decathlon Team Wins 20 Medals in Competition

3/16/24 9:08PM
The Parsippany High School Academic Decathlon (AcDec) Team recently participated in the New Jersey Regional competition on Saturday, January 27th at West Windsor Plainsboro High School. They placed fifth in the region, qualifying them for the State Competition which was held on Saturday, March 2 at Westwood High School. Full article..

Folsom, Oak Ridge students head to state Academic Decathlon Championships

3/16/24 8:21PM
After clinching the top positions in their respective regional competitions last month, students from Folsom High School and Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills will be heading to the 2024 California Academic Decathlon State Championship in the coming days. Full article..

Scrimmage Results - Mathematics Section III & I - From 03/14

3/15/24 11:03AM
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
1st: Jason W. (IA)
2nd: Brian F. (OH)
3rd: Zoe B. (AK)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - All Categories - From 03/12

3/15/24 10:56AM
1st: Alex H. (IA)
1st: Sriram S. (IA)
2nd: Nicholas S. (AZ)
3rd: Jason W. (IA)
3rd: Ty F. (OH)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - Literature Section III - From 03/07

3/15/24 10:21AM
1st: Zoe B. (AK)
2nd: Ethan G. (AK,)
3rd: Jason W. (IA)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - All Categories From 03/05

3/6/24 8:05PM
1st: Nicholas S. (AZ)
2nd: JP N. (AZ)
2nd: Zoe B. (AK)
3rd: Ty F. (OH)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - Economics Section IV - 02/29

3/1/24 4:54PM
1st: Jason W. (IA)
2nd: Hanna N. (NJ)
3rd: Ty F. (OH)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - All Categories From 02/27

2/29/24 5:51PM
1st: Jason W. (IA)
2nd: Kaden M. (AZ)
3rd: Joshua L. (AZ)
3rd: (evil) Matthew G. (AZ)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - Art Section V - 02/15

2/26/24 3:26PM
1st: Connor O. (TX)
1st: Arda A. (NJ)
2nd: LtCdrDat a. (NJ)
2nd: Hanna N. (NJ)
3rd: Hal9000 K. (NJ)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - All Categories From 02/20

2/26/24 3:21PM
1st: Audrey H. (IA)
2nd: Gwendolynn C. (AK)
3rd: Jason W. (IA)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Folsom Takes 1st, Vista 3rd in Sac County Academic Decathlon

2/19/24 10:12AM
During an evening awards ceremony in the ballroom of the CSUS Student Union, 130 decathletes from 11 area schools were recognized for their hard work and achievements. Two Folsom schools were atop those award, with Folsom High School taking home the victory and Vista del Lago High School claiming third place in the 2024 competition. Full article..

Montoursville Academic Decathlon team headed to state finals

2/19/24 10:01AM
The Academic Decathlon of Central Pennsylvania recently held its District Competition for the 2023-2024 year at Penns Valley High School in Spring Mills, where Montoursville Area High School’s team placed third out of seven teams, according to a press release. The results qualified Montoursville’s team for the state finals for the 17th consecutive year. Full article..

Oak Ridge High School triumphs at El Dorado County Academic Decathlon

2/19/24 9:51AM
Saturday, Jan. 27, was the culmination of the El Dorado County Academic Decathlon, showcasing the talent of local high school students in a variety of disciplines. Oak Ridge High School emerged as the victor, securing a spot in the upcoming state competition scheduled for March. Full article..

Scrimmage Results - Social Science Section IV - 02/15

2/16/24 12:04PM
1st: Julio J. (TX)
2nd: Zoe B. (AK)
3rd: Audrey H. (IA)
3rd: Nicholas S. (AZ)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - All Categories From 02/13

2/15/24 10:27AM
1st: Brandon Y. (TX)
1st: Zoe B. (AK)
2nd: Karl M. (AK)
2nd: Kylie H. (UT)
2nd: Nicholas S. (AZ)
3rd: Danny R. (CA)
3rd: Anabelle J. (UT)
3rd: Daniela V. (TX)

Congratulations!
Full article..

It’s seven championships in eight years for Woodbridge High School

2/12/24 2:32PM
Woodbridge High School may need to invest in a larger trophy case.

On Friday night, the Irvine campus’ academic decathlon team learned that it had clinched a seventh county championship in eight years, adding to the Warriors’ dominance streak.
Full article..

Knights slay competition, rep Tulare County at state

2/12/24 2:27PM
Results are in for the 2024 Tulare County Academic Decathlon, and of the eight participating schools, it is the Knights who will be donning their shining armor to represent Tulare County at the state academic decathlon this spring.

In conclusion of the decathlon’s final round on Feb. 3, the team from Strathmore’s Harmony Magnet Academy (HMA) took the crown as the event’s overall champion.
Full article..

January Global Leaders

2/12/24 2:22PM
These participants accumulated the highest head-to-head challenge and scrimmage combined scores during January. Congratulations!
1st: Zoe B. (AK)
2nd: Ethan G. (AK)
3rd: Terra V. (AK)
4th: Charlie N. (CA)
5th: Jackie F. (TX)
6th: Katie J. (AK)
7th: Karl M. (AK)
8th: Emma G. (AK)
9th: Jason C. (TX)
10th: Rene G. (CA)
To see the current overall Global Leaders,
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - Science Section III - 02/08

2/9/24 1:20PM
1st: Hanna N. (NJ)
2nd: Zoe B. (AK)
3rd: Nicholas S. (AZ)
3rd: Hal9000 K. (NJ)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - NEED FOR SPEED – All Categories - From 02/07

2/8/24 4:45PM
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Zoe B. (AK)
3rd: Gwendolynn C. (AK)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Lathrop High places third in academic decathlon

2/8/24 10:17AM
It was a banner day for Lathrop High at Saturday’s Academic Decathlon.

The 22-member team coached by Mike and Hillary Pangburn finished third place overall (Division I) at the 43rd annual event hosted by the San Joaquin County Office of Education.
Full article..

Lodi Unified’s Middle College victorious at academic decathlon

2/8/24 10:02AM
STOCKTON — Lodi Unified School District’s Middle College High School was recognized as the top overall school during the 43rd Annual Academic Decathlon on Saturday.

Students from 13 high schools throughout San Joaquin County participated in the decathlon, held by the San Joaquin County Office of Education.
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - All Categories From 02/06

2/7/24 1:24PM
1st: Aidan A. (TX)
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Charlie N. (CA)
3rd: Zoe B. (AK)
3rd: Jason W. (IA)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Alaska and California Sweep Top Ten Scrimmage Scorers in January

2/7/24 9:37AM
Congratulations!
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Gwendolynn C. (AK)
3rd: Zoe B. (AK)
4th: Maya E. (CA)
5th: Giovanni C. (CA)
6th: Rene G. (CA)
7th: Daniel E. (CA)
8th: Alessandro F. (CA)
9th: Ashley T. (CA)
10th: Diego B. (CA)
To see the overall "Top Ten,"
Full article..

Lemoore Middle College HS wins Academic Decathlon

2/7/24 9:23AM
The Kings County Office of Education's Academic Decathlon concluded Saturday. Lemoore Middle College High School won the overall competition.

Listed are the students that earned scholarships for their performances:
Full article..

University High triumphs in Fresno Academic Decathlon, advances to state

2/7/24 9:05AM
University High School is this year's winner of the Fresno County Academic Decathlon...

...Bullard High School finished first in the division 2 competition. Sunnyside High was the top finisher in division 3 and Roosevelt High finished first in division 4.
Full article..

Top Head to Head Scorers in January are From Alaska, California and Texas

2/6/24 9:57AM
Congratulations!
1st: Zoe B. (AK)
2nd: Ethan G. (AK)
3rd: Terra V. (AK)
4th: Charlie N. (CA)
5th: Jackie F. (TX)
6th: Katie J. (AK)
7th: Emma G. (AK)
8th: Jason C. (TX)
9th: Karl M. (AK)
10th: Roman B. (TX)
To view the current overall "Top Ten,"
Full article..

Lourdes Central Catholic Academic Decathlon team qualifies for state

2/6/24 9:44AM
The 2023-2024 Lourdes Central Catholic School Academic Decathlon will be advancing to State, which is scheduled Feb. 16 and 17 Full article..

2024 Ventura County Academic Decathlon Winners

2/6/24 9:36AM
The Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2024 Ventura County Academic Decathlon, which was held over the past few weeks. The winners were revealed at a ceremony this evening in Camarillo. The three teams with the highest overall scores this year are:
  • 1st Place: Westlake High School
  • 2nd Place: Channel Islands High School
  • 3rd Place: Thousand Oaks High School
Full article..

SCC win 25th consecutive Regionals title

2/5/24 11:37AM
Lake City: South Central Calhoun attended the Central Iowa Regional Academic Decathlon Competition and bested Baxter and Saydel in the Small School Division to win at regionals for the 25th consecutive year.

Johnston won the Large School Division.
Full article..

Western Center Academy to Represent Riverside County in State Decathlon

2/5/24 11:30AM
Students from Western Center Academy in Hemet Sunday continued celebrating their second championship of the Riverside County Academic Decathlon, announced the Riverside County Superintendent of Schools. Full article..

Scrimmage Results - Music Section III - 02/01

2/2/24 11:13AM
1st: Zoe B. (AK) Perfect Score!
1st: Ethan G. (AK) Perfect Score!
2nd: Nicholas S. (AZ)
2nd: Charlie N. (CA)
3rd: Veylen T. (AK)
3rd: Isaiah S. (CA)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - All Categories From 1/30

1/31/24 11:11AM
1st: Isaiah S. (CA) Perfect Score!
2nd: Charlie N. (CA)
2nd: Ethan G. (AK)
3rd: Jordan P. (IA)

Congratulations!
Full article..

CONGRATULATIONS to State Qualifiers for 2024!

1/29/24 9:43AM
To find the rankings and a star indicating which teams were invited to the State Competition in Green Bay on March 14-15, 2024, Full article..

Academic decathlon team qualifies for state

1/29/24 9:09AM
NEBRASKA CITY –Lourdes Central Catholic placed second in the very small school category at the regional academic decathlon competition Jan. 20.

The team advances to state competition Feb. 16-17.

Lourdes earned 41 individual medals,
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - Math Section II - 1/25

1/26/24 7:38PM
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Karl M. (AK)
3rd: Jason W. (IA)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - All Categories From 1/23

1/24/24 11:10AM
1st: Caleb D. (CA) Perfect Score!
1st: Ethan G. (AK) Perfect Score!
2nd: Alex H. (IA)
3rd: Ishaan K. (TX)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Mid January Top Ten Scrimmage Scorers

1/24/24 9:43AM
This is an accumulation of the Training Center scrimmage scores after the first 4 scrimmages in January.
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Gwendolynn C. (AK)
3rd: Maya E. (CA)
4th: Giovanni C. (CA)
5th: Rene G. (CA)
6th: Daniel E. (CA)
7th: Ashley T. (CA)
8th: Alessandro F. (CA)
9th: Diego B. (CA)
10th: Sherly L. (CA)
Congratulations!
Full article..

Armuchee High Wins Floyd County Schools Academic Decathlon

1/24/24 9:16AM
The Armuchee High Academic Decathlon team was crowned champions in the Floyd County Schools Academic Decathlon competition on Jan. 12 which was held at the College and Career Academy.

Walker Gallman of Model High was the highest-scoring individual participant this year. The theme for questions in this year's competition was “Technology and Humanity.”
Full article..

As Students, These Coaches Were Molded by Their Academic Decathlon Experiences

1/24/24 9:03AM
When Fresno County’s Academic Decathlon superstars take their seats on the floor of the Sunnyside High gym for the final Super Quiz event, a handful of grown-ups on the sidelines will know exactly what the high schoolers are going through.

Adam von Boltenstern, who is in his second year of coaching Sunnyside High School’s Academic Decathlon team, and Angelique Duvet-Tovar, Sanger High’s coach for 16 years, competed on their high schools’ Academic Decathlon teams
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - Literature Sections I & II - 1/18

1/19/24 4:35PM
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Zoe B. (AK)
3rd: Alessandro F. (CA)
3rd: Katie J. (AK)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Announcing the official USAD Nationals 2024 Logo

1/19/24 1:50PM
The design is by Noelle Kim from Fairmont Prepatory Academy in Anaheim, CA. Congrats to her and her coach, Dr. Varnold. Full article..

Scrimmage Results - All Categories From 1/16

1/17/24 11:34AM
1st: Gwendolynn C. (AK)
2nd: Audrey H. (IA)
3rd: Katie J. (AK)
3rd: Ishaan K. (TX)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - Economics Section III 1/11

1/16/24 3:46PM
1st: c t2 (IL) Perfect Score!
2nd: c t1 (IL)
3rd: Gwendolynn C. (AK)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - All Categories - From 01/09

1/12/24 2:54PM
1st: Gwendolynn C. (AK)
2nd: Ethan G. (AK)
3rd: Alex H. (IA)
3rd: Zoe B. (AK)
3rd: B T. (IL)
Congratulations!
Full article..

December Global Leaders

1/12/24 2:45PM
These participants accumulated the highest head-to-head challenge and scrimmage combined scores during November. Congratulations!
1st: Zoe B. (AK)
2nd: Ethan G. (AK)
3rd: Jason C. (TX)
4th: Alexander H. (TX)
5th: Gaby B. (TX)
6th: Sarah M. (TX)
7th: Gideon V. (AK)
8th: Sulochana D. (PA)
9th: Terra V. (AK)
10th: Gwendolynn C. (AK)
To see the current overall Global Leaders,
Full article..

December Top Global Leaders for Each State

1/12/24 2:36PM
Congratulations to the following students who accumulated the most points for Training Center scrimmages and head-to-head challenges in their state during December!
Zoe B. (AK)
Derek C. (AZ)
Diego B. (CA)
Ava N. (CO)
Emma W. (FL)
Oluwatomi A. (GA)
Jordan P. (IA)
Taylor B. (ID)
C T. (IL)
Hayli G. (MN)
Fruzsina R. (NE)
Fiona Y. (NJ)
Brian F. (OH)
Sulochana D. (PA)
Jason C. (TX)
Kylie H. (UT)
Madelyn A. (WI)
To see the current overall Global Leaders,
Full article..

Alaska Captures Top Three Placements in 1/4 Art Section IV Scrimmage

1/8/24 2:27PM
1st: Ethan G. (AK), perfect score
2nd: Terra V. (AK)
3rd: Zoe B. (AK)

Congratulations!
Full article..

December's Top Ten Scrimmage Scorers are From Alaska, Texas and Iowa

1/8/24 12:50PM
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Gwendolynn C. (AK)
3rd: Zoe B. (AK)
4th: Veylen T. (AK)
5th: Madeline M. (AK)
6th: Lia Y. (AK)
7th: Alexander H. (TX)
8th: Karl M. (AK)
9th: Alex H. (IA)
10th: Terra V. (AK)
Congratulations! To see the current overall Global Leaders,
Full article..

Alaska, Texas, and Pennsylvania are Represented by December's Top Ten Head-to-Head Scorers

1/8/24 11:52AM
1st: Zoe B. (AK)
2nd: Ethan G. (AK)
3rd: Jason C. (TX)
4th: Sarah M. (TX)
5th: Gaby B. (TX)
6th: Gideon V. (AK)
7th: Alexander H. (TX)
8th: Sulochana D. (PA)
9th: Diona J. (TX)
10th: Anders C. (TX)
Congratulations! To see the current overall Global Leaders,
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - All Categories - From 01/02

1/3/24 2:20PM
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Gaby B. (TX)
3rd: Gwendolynn C. (AK)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - Science Section III - From 12/28

12/29/23 10:54AM
1st: Veylen T. (AK) Perfect Score!
2nd: Ethan G. (AK)
3rd: Gwendolynn C. (AK)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - All Categories - From 12/26

12/27/23 2:25PM
1st: Ethan G. (AK) Perfect Score!
2nd: Jason W. (IA)
3rd: Gwendolynn C. (AK)
3rd: Zoe B. (AK)

Congratulations!
Full article..

PROFILES: Indigenous excellence in STEM at Yale

12/26/23 4:00PM
...Can you share a pivotal moment in your educational journey that led you to pursue a career in STEM?

In high school, I was involved in the Academic Decathlon, an academic competition that really helped hone my appreciation for STEM and learning more broadly.
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - Music Section II - From 12/21

12/22/23 11:34AM
1st: Veylen T. (AK)
1st: Alex H. (IA)
2nd: Jeremy J. (IA)
3rd: Ethan G. (AK)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Mid December Top Ten Head-to-Head Challenge Scorers

12/22/23 9:22AM
Ranking is based on an accumulation of the Training Center head-to-head scores from December 1 - 15.
1st: Jason C. (TX)
2nd: Sarah M. (TX)
3rd: Gaby B. (TX)
4th: Alexander H. (TX)
5th: Zoe B. (AK)
6th: Sulochana D. (PA)
7th: Diona J. (TX)
8th: Anders C. (TX)
9th: Nathan A. (CA)
10th: Ryan K. (CA)
Congratulations!
Full article..

From Service to Advocacy: The Life and Mission of David Earl Williams III

12/22/23 9:14AM
...During his time at Senn High School, David displayed his academic prowess as a member of the Academic Decathlon team from 2000 to 2001. Full article..

Mid December Top Ten Scrimmage Scorers

12/20/23 3:02PM
This is an accumulation of the Training Center scrimmage scores after the first 4 scrimmages in December.
1st: Gwendolynn C. (AK)
2nd: Ethan G. (AK)
3rd: Caleb W. (AK)
4th: Alexander H. (TX)
5th: Karl M. (AK)
6th: Madeline M. (AK)
7th: c t2. (IL)
7th: Alessandro F. (CA)
8th: c t3. (IL)
8th: Zoe B. (AK)
9th: Daniel E. (CA)
9th: Maya E. (CA)
10th: Sarah L. (CA)
Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - All Categories - From 12/19

12/20/23 11:39AM
1st: Ethan G. (AK) Perfect Score!
2nd: Ishaan K. (TX)
3rd: Roy S. (TX)
3rd: Alexander H. (TX)

Congratulations!
Full article..

New Training Center Overall Global Leader

12/19/23 12:16PM
Since the last posting, Terra V. (AK) has snuck past the previous 1st and 2nd place participants, moving into 1st. Ethan G. (AK) is in 2nd and close behind in 3rd, is Jackie F. (TX). Zoe B. (AK), in 4th, and Karl M. (AK), in 6th, have joined the "Top Ten."

Rankings can change at any moment. To view the current leaders,
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - All Categories - From 12/12

12/13/23 11:24AM
1st: b t2 (IL) Perfect Score!
1st: c t3 (IL) Perfect Score!
2nd: a t3 (IL)
2nd: b t3 (IL)
2nd: c t2 (IL)
2nd: a t2 (IL)
3rd: Ethan G. (AK)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Irving ISD Hosts Largest Academic Decathlon Practice Event

12/12/23 10:51AM
Irving Independent School District recently organized its largest Academic Decathlon practice event, uniting 813 students from across the nation. Held on November 11 at Nimitz High School, the 6th annual invitational meet saw participants demonstrating their expertise in arts, economics, literature, mathematics, sciences, social studies, and music. Full article..

November Global Leaders are From Alaska, California, Texas and Arizona

12/12/23 10:15AM
These participants accumulated the highest head-to-head challenge and scrimmage combined scores during November. Congratulations!
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Zoe B. (AK)
3rd: Rene G. (CA)
4th: Alexander H. (TX)
4th: Gwendolynn C. (AK)
5th: Ashley T. (CA)
6th: Madeline M. (AK)
7th: Giovanni C. (CA)
8th: Jena L. (AZ)
9th: Maya E. (CA)
10th: Sherly L. (CA)
To see the current overall Global Leaders,
Full article..

November State Global Leaders

12/12/23 10:05AM
Congratulations to the following students who accumulated the most points for Training Center scrimmages and head-to-head challenges in their state during November!
Terra V. (AK)
Matthew G. (AZ)
Kenneth S. (CA)
liam s. (CO)
Obe D. (FL)
Oluwatomi A. (GA)
Jordan P. (IA)
Kody L. (ID)
c t. (IL)
Aspen G. (ME)
Gabe Z. (MN)
Jana O. (NE)
Hanna N. (NJ)
Diego V. (NV)
Ty F. (OH)
Sulochana D. (PA)
Gaby B. (TX)
Kylie H. (UT)
Alex J. (WI)
To see the current overall Global Leaders,
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - All Categories - From 12/5

12/6/23 9:28AM
1st: Rene G. (CA) Perfect Score!
1st: Elizabeth L. (CA) Perfect Score!
1st: Sarah L. (CA) Perfect Score!
1st: James C. (CA) Perfect Score!
2nd: Alessandro F. (CA)
2nd: Ashley T. (CA)
3rd: Gwendolynn C. (AK)

Congratulations!
Full article..

November's Top Ten Scrimmage Scorers are From Alaska, California, Texas and Arizona

12/5/23 8:54AM
Congratulations!
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Zoe B. (AK)
3rd: Rene G. (CA)
4th: Alexander H. (TX)
5th: Gwendolynn C. (AK)
6th: Ashley T. (CA)
7th: Madeline M. (AK)
8th: Giovanni C. (CA)
9th: Jena L. (AZ)
10th: Maya E. (CA)
To see the current overall Global Leaders,
Full article..

Alaska, Texas, Wisconsin and Iowa are November's Top Ten Head-to-Head Scorers

12/5/23 8:44AM
Congratulations!
1st: Terra V. (AK)
2nd: Zoe B. (AK)
3rd: Ethan G. (AK)
4th: Gaby B. (TX)
5th: Jason C. (TX)
6th: Karl M. (AK)
7th: Madeline M. (AK)
8th: Sarah M. (TX)
9th: Alex J. (WI)
10th: Jordan P. (IA)
To see the current overall Global Leaders,
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - Economics - From 11/30

12/1/23 11:57AM
1st: Giovanni C. (CA)
1st: Elizabeth L. (CA)
1st: Rene G. (CA)
1st: b t. (IL)
2nd: Alessandro F. (CA)
2nd: Miguel I. (CA)
2nd: Ashley T. (CA)
2nd: Sherly L. (CA)
2nd: Maya E. (CA)
3rd: Ethan G. (AK)
3rd: Daniel E. (CA)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - All Categories - From 11/28/2023

11/30/23 11:34AM
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Karl M. (AK)
3rd: Gwendolynn C. (AK)
3rd: Zoe B. (AK)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Scrimmage Results - All Categories - From 11/21/2023

11/22/23 3:43PM
1st: c t. (IL)
1st: c t. (IL)
2nd: Ishaan K. (TX)
3rd: Jason W. (IA)
3rd: Gaby B. (TX)

Congratulations!
Full article..

Mid November Top Ten Scrimmage Scorers

11/21/23 8:56AM
This is an accumulation of the Training Center scrimmage scores after the first 4 scrimmages in November. Congratulations to the top scorers!
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Rene G. (CA)
3rd: Alexander H. (TX)
4th: Jena L. (AZ)
5th: Ashley T. (CA)
6th: Nicholas D. (TX)
7th: Connor C. (IA)
8th: Karl M. (AK)
9th: Jason C. (TX)
9th: Roy S. (TX)
10th: Giovanni C. (CA)
10th: Gwendolynn C. (AK)

To see the current overall Global Leaders for the season,
Full article..

California Decathletes visit for Lecture Day

11/21/23 8:41AM
More than 375 Academic Decathletes from throughout California joined Madera County’s high school competitors in Madera for the 17th Annual Academic Decathlon Lecture Day. Full article..

Scrimmage Results - Art Section II - From 11/16

11/18/23 11:49AM
1st: liam s. (CO)
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
1st: aylee p. (CO)
1st: Hal9000 K. (NJ)
1st: Neysa V. (NJ)
1st: Zoe B. (AK)
2nd: Terra V. (AK)
2nd: Alexander H. (TX)
2nd: HORSE-GO-BURR {. (AZ)
3rd: Hanna N. (NJ)

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Scrimmage Results - All Categories - From 11/14/2023

11/15/23 11:30PM
1st: c t. (IL)
2nd: c t. (IL)
3rd: Nicholas D. (TX)

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Scrimmage Results - Social Science Section II - From 11/11

11/11/23 12:33PM
1st: Nicholas D. (TX)
2nd: Rene G. (CA)
3rd: Gwendolynn C. (AK)
3rd: Connor C. (IA)
3rd: Jason C. (TX)
3rd: Sarah M. (TX)
3rd: Ellyssa M. (TX)
3rd: Jena L. (AZ)
3rd: Ethan G. (AK)
3rd: Alexander H. (TX)

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Scrimmage Results - All Categories - From 11/07/2023

11/9/23 8:45AM
1st: Moises T. (CA)
2nd: Alessandro F. (CA)
2rd: Maya E. (CA)
2rd: Giovanni C. (CA)
2nd: Diego B. (CA)
2nd: Manuel N. (CA)
2nd: James C. (CA)
2nd: Ryan H. (CA)
3rd: Sherly L. (CA)
3rd: Daniel E. (CA)
3rd: Corina L. (CA)

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Students from TX, AK, CA and CO are the October Global Leaders

11/6/23 9:33AM
These participants accumulated the highest head-to-head challenge and scrimmage combined scores during October. Congratulations!
1st: Jackie F. (TX)
2nd: Terra V. (AK)
3rd: Emma G. (AK)
4th: Ethan G. (AK)
5th: Karl M. (AK)
6th: Ben J. (TX)
7th: Ben W. (TX)
8th: James C. (CA)
9th: Rene G. (CA)
10th: liam s. (CO)
To see the current overall Global Leaders for the season,
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October State Global Leaders

11/6/23 9:14AM
Congratulations to the following students who accumulated the most points for Training Center scrimmages and head-to-head challenges in their state during October!
Terra V. (AK)
Matthew G. (AZ)
James C. (CA)
liam s. (CO)
AJ S. (FL)
Lauryn P. (GA)
Jordan P. (IA)
Kody L. (ID)
c t. (IL)
Jaebin S. (Individual)
Aspen G. (ME)
Colin J. (MN)
Keily G. (NE)
Arda A. (NJ)
Kaylee L. (PA)
Isaaq W. (PA)
Jackie F. (TX)
Kylie H. (UT)
Morgana C. (WI)
To see the current overall Global Leaders,
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Scrimmage Results - Science Section II - From 11/02

11/3/23 11:09PM
1st: Joshua C. (TX)
1st: Moises T. (CA)
2nd: Eric J. (TX)
3rd: Alexander H. (TX)

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October Top Ten Scrimmage Scorers

11/2/23 12:53PM
Congratulations!
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Sherly L. (CA)
3rd: Alessandro F. (CA)
4th: Maya E. (CA)
5th: Moises T. (CA)
6th: Daniel E. (CA)
7th: Ashley T. (CA)
8th: Gwendolynn C. (AK)
9th: Elizabeth L. (CA)
9th: James C. (CA)
10th: Giovanni C. (CA)
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October Top Ten Head-to-Head Scorers

11/2/23 12:46PM
Congratulations!
1st: Jackie F. (TX)
2nd: Terra V. (AK)
3rd: Emma G. (AK)
4th: Ethan G. (AK)
5th: Karl M. (AK)
6th: Ben J. (TX)
7th: Ben W. (TX)
8th: Amber B. (TX)
9th: James C. (CA)
10th: liam s. (CO)
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Scrimmage Results - All Categories - From 10/31

11/1/23 4:40PM
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Karl M. (AK)
2rd: Maya E. (CA)
2rd: Jiaying S. (TX)
3rd: Madeline M. (AK)

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Scrimmage Results - Math Section II - From 10/26

10/27/23 2:49PM
1st: Diego B. (CA)
2nd: Elizabeth L. (CA)
3rd: Ethan G. (AK)

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Scrimmage Results - All Categories - From 10/24

10/26/23 11:41AM
1st: Daniel E. (CA)
1st: Diego B. (CA)
2nd: Moises T. (CA)
3rd: Maya E. (C)
3rd: Manuel N. (CA)
3rd: Josette P. (CA)
3rd: Giovanni C. (CA)
3rd: Ethan G. (AK)

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Black Private School Grads Discuss Thriving In Their Careers

10/24/23 9:51AM
...Mario “Mar Par” Pariante changed my life forever. As a member of the academic decathlon team, he took me and my teammates on trips to New York and London. Full article..

Scrimmage Results - Literature Section III - From 10/19

10/20/23 2:36PM
1st: James C. (CA)
1st: Sarah L. (CA)
1st: Ryan H. (CA)
1st: Josette P. (CA)
1st: Moises T. (CA)
1st: Miguel I. (CA)
1st: Rene G. (CA)
1st: Ashley T. (CA)
1st: Daniel E. (CA)
1st: Alessandro F. (CA)
1st: Manuel N. (CA)
1st: Diego B. (CA)
1st: Giovanni C. (CA)
1st: Sherly L. (CA)
1st: Emma G. (AK)
2nd: Maya E. (CA)
2nd: Elizabeth L. (CA)
3rd: Ethan G. (AK)

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Two New Students in the Top Ten

10/19/23 2:52PM
After 11 weeks, Terra V. (AK) - 3rd and Emma G. (AK) - 4th have jumped into the "Top Ten." Ethan G. (AK) and Jackie F. (TX) still retain their positions, 1st and 2nd respectively.

To see the current "Top Ten" ranking,
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Scrimmage Results - All Categories - From 10/17

10/18/23 2:30PM
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Maya E. (CA)
3rd: Alessandro F. (CA)

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Mid October Top Ten Scrimmage Scorers

10/16/23 10:36AM
This is an accumulation of the Training Center scrimmage scores after the first 4 scrimmages in October. Congratulations to the top scorers!
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Daniel E. (CA)
3rd: Moises T. (CA)
3rd: Maya E. (CA)
4th: Alessandro F. (CA)
5th: Sherly L. (CA)
6th: Giovanni C. (CA)
7th: Elizabeth L. (CA)
8th: Diego B. (CA)
9th: Manuel N. (CA)
10th: Ashley T. (CA)
10th: Rene G. (CA)
10th: Gwendolynn C. (AK)
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Scrimmage Results - Economics Section I - From 10/12

10/15/23 6:09PM
1st: Giovanni C. (CA)
1st: Elizabeth L. (CA)
1st: Rene G. (CA)
1st: b t. (IL)
2nd: Alessandro F. (CA)
2nd: Miguel I. (CA)
2nd: Ashley T. (CA)
2nd: Sherly L. (CA)
2nd: Maya E. (CA)
3rd: Ethan G. (AK)
Daniel E. (CA)

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Overall Top Global Leaders After Ten Weeks

10/12/23 12:42PM
Out of nowhere, Jackie F. (TX) zoomed into 2nd place. Ethan G. (AK) still ranks 1st. Roman B. (TX) slipped into 3rd. Celia S. (TX) bypassed 3 others, moving up to 4th place. Arya C. (TX) has joined the "Top Ten" since the last posting.

Will anyone bump Ethan out of 1st? Watch for updates and find out. Rankings can change at anytime.
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Scrimmage Results - All Categories - From 10/10

10/11/23 9:31PM
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Moises T. (CA)
3rd: Daniel E. (CA)

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Alumni News - McCune Law Group Partner Cory Weck Awarded Jennifer Brooks Lawyer of the Year

10/11/23 9:48AM
ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 5, 2023, the Western San Bernardino County Bar Association hosted their annual 2023-2024 Installation of Officers and Awards Ceremony in Ontario, California. Alongside Scaffidi Law, McCune Law Group was honored to sponsor the event, but it is also home to the recipient of the WSBCSA's Jennifer Brooks Lawyer of the Year award – MLG Partner Cory Weck.

For decades, Weck has served the Inland Empire community and the country through his legal and military service. A native of the Inland Empire and child to a Los Angeles City firefighter and Los Angeles County Deputy, Weck's sense of selflessness and service to the community was deeply ingrained from childhood.
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September Training Center Top Ten Global Leaders

10/10/23 9:46AM
Congratulations!
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Jili D. (TX)
3rd: liam s. (CO)
4th: Celia S. (TX)
5th: Rene G. (CA)
6th: Arya C. (TX)
7th: Roman B. (TX)
8th: aylee p. (CO)
9th: Best B. (TX)
10th: Kylie H. (UT)
To see the current overall Global Leaders,
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Miramontes: School connections are key to improving mental health, academic performance

10/10/23 9:38AM
...Now, let me introduce you to two OCDE programs that have a history of engaging students across Orange County: the Academic Decathlon and Pentathlon.

The Academic Decathlon was established in 1968 as the brainchild of former Orange County Superintendent Dr. Robert Peterson.
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September State Global Leaders

10/9/23 11:12AM
Congratulations to the following students who accumulated the most points for Training Center scrimmages and head-to-head challenges in their state during September!
Ethan G. (AK)
Rachelle F. (AZ)
Rene G. (CA)
liam s. (CO)
Han T. (GA)
Jeremy J. (IA)
Kody L. (ID)
a t. (IL)
James D. (Individual)
Aspen G. (ME)
Hayli G. (MN)
Jana O. (NE)
Kayleigh G. (NJ)
Ty F. (OH)
Sebastian L. (PA)
Jili D. (TX)
Kylie H. (UT)
Morgana C. (WI)
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Academic Decathlon Coach is Merced County’s Teacher of the Year

10/9/23 11:02AM
Merced High School teacher Yer Lawson is grateful for being able to learn from the great teachers she had growing up in Merced County.

Lawson has been able to pay that forward as a teacher the past 11 years. Lawson teaches biology and AP biology and is the lead coach for Merced High’s academic decathlon team.
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Scrimmage Results - Social Science Section I - From 10/5

10/6/23 3:33PM
1st: Ethan G. (AK)
1st: Maya E. (CA)
1st: Alessandro F. (CA)
1st: Daniel E. (CA)
1st: Moises T. (CA)
1st: Mia O. (NJ)
2nd: Hanna N. (NJ)
2nd: Sherly L. (CA)
3rd: liam s. (CO)
3rd: Arda A. (NJ)
3rd: Kayleigh G. (NJ)
3rd: Joshua L. (AZ)

Congratulations!
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Scrimmage Results - All Categories - From 10/03

10/5/23 6:51PM
1st: Sherly L. (CA)
1st: Daniel E. (CA)
2nd: Ethan G. (AK)
2nd: Jeremy J. (IA)
3rd: Diego B. (CA)
3rd: Giovanni C. (CA)
3rd: Manuel N. (CA)
3rd: Alessandro F. (CA)
3rd: Moises T. (CA)
3rd: Maya E. (CA)

Congratulations!
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