Region XII Academic Decathlon Meet Results

Region Xii Academic Decathlon Meet

Congrats to the Team!
We placed 2nd overall in our region. 

We tied for 1st in super quiz with TAG. 

Individual awards for students: 

Honors

  • Pranay Varada: 1st essay 
  • Tarun Mohan: 2nd music, 2nd math, 3rd art, 3rd essay, 3rd literature
  • Tomisin Ogunfunmi: 1st math, 1st economics, 2nd science, 3rd social science, awarded MVP by coaches

Scholastic

  • Aamira Jafear: 1st interview, 3rd music, 3rd literature 
  • Roman Montenegro: 1st social science, 1st math, 1st interview, 2nd science, 2nd speech
  • Owen Fitzgerald: 2nd music, 2nd science, 2nd literature, 2nd math

Varsity

  • Xavier Moreno: 1st social science, 2nd speech, 2nd Literature, 2nd art, 2nd economics, 2nd science, 2nd essay, 3rd music

Breanna Ross also took Pranay’s place on Saturday while he was out for Mayor’s intern activity and did well. 

ACDEC team advances to State Academic Decathlon Competition

Acdec Regional Team

Congrats to SEM’s ACDEC team! They will advance to the State Academic Decathlon Competition by earning top scores in their division at the Region XII competition held Jan. 19-20 at Seagoville High School.

The School of Science and Engineering took first place in the large school division.

All four schools will represent the district at the state competitions Feb. 23-25. The large division schools will compete in San Antonio. The medium and small division schools will travel to Frisco for the state competition.

The Academic Decathlon is designed to include students from all academic backgrounds. Each nine-member team consists of three A students, three B students and three C students. In addition to a seven-minute interview, an essay and two speeches, written comprehensive exams are given in music, art, literature, mathematics, economics, social science, and the Super Quiz. This year’s theme was Africa.

Overall Team Results

Large Division

School of Science and Engineering: First Place
School for Talented and Gifted: Second Place
Irma Rangel Young Women Leadership Academy: Third Place

Super Quiz Results

School of Science and Engineering:?Second Placed

Full Results are below:

2018 Region XII Academic Decathlon Medal Winners

For Academic Decathlon, there are three divisions based on GPA. They are varsity, scholastic & honors. Students compete against others from their same division for medals in each decathlon event.

Economics:

  • Varsity Bronze- Mariana Rubio
  • Scholastic Bronze- Cristhian Mujica & Juan Vivero
  • Scholastic Silver – Jeanette Lomeli
  • Honors Silver- Tomisin Ogunfunmi
  • Honors Gold- Ammar Alinur

Art:

  • Varsity Bronze – Mariana Rubio
  • Scholastic Gold – Jeanette Lomeil
  • Honors Silver- Tomisin Ogunfunmi

Literature:

  • Varsity Gold- Mariana Rubio
  • Scholastic Silver- Juan Vivero
  • Scholastic Gold – Jeanette Lomeli
  • Honors Bronze- Tomisin Ogunfunmi
  • Honors Silver- Mariam Joseph

Math:

  • Varsity Bronze – Xavier Moreno
  • Varsity Gold- Mariana Rubio
  • Scholastic Silver – Juan Vivero
  • Scholastic Gold- Cristhian Mujica
  • Honors Silver – Ammar Alinur
  • Honors Gold- Tomisin Ogunfunmi

Music:

  • Scholastic Gold- Jeanette Lomeli
  • Honors Bronze- Mariam Joseph
  • Honors Gold – Ammar Alinur

Science:

  • Varsity Bronze- Xavier Moreno
  • Scholastic Gold- Jeanette Lomeli
  • Honors Bronze- Tomisin Ogunfunmi

Social Science:

  • Varsity Bronze- Mariana Rubio
  • Scholastic Silver- Cristhian Mujica
  • Honors Gold- Jeanette Lomeli

Essay:

  • Scholastic Silver- Cristhian Mujica
  • Scholastic Gold- Jeanette Lomeli
  • Honors Bronze- Mariam Joseph

Interview:

  • Varsity Silver- Xavier Moreno
  • Scholastic Bronze- Cristhian Mujica
  • Scholastic Silver- Jeanette Lomeli & Juan Vivero
  • Honors Bronze- Tomisin Ogunfunmi
  • Honors Silver- Ammar Alinur

Speech:

  • Varsity Bronze- Mariana Rubio
  • Scholastic Gold- Jeanette Lomeli
  • Honors Bronze- Mariam Joseph

Super Quiz: 2nd?place

Overall: 1st?place team