Friday, February 1, 2013

Acadec Teams Score Big at Regional Competition

The Mansfield ISD Academic Decathlon (Acadec) teams competed in the Regional Competition held at Lamar High School last weekend. Dozens of team and individual medals were won, and the teams from Legacy High School and Summit High School will both advance to the State Competition in San Antonio on February 22. 

Congratulations to these hardworking students and coaches!

Summit High School

Team Members: James Smith, Victoria Miglets, Nick Tolliver, Gina Shahidulla, Sina Rahesh, Caroline Rodgers, Ethan Kohner, Felicia Freeman, Michael Moore

Team Honors:

Gold: Medium School in the Region
Gold: Super Quiz Team Relay (Tie with Legacy HS)

Individual Honors:

James Smith
    Gold: Art, Language/Literature, Science, Social Science
    Silver: Overall Performance, Economics, Music
    Bronze: Interview, Speech   

Victoria Miglets
    Silver: Science
    Bronze: Music
    4th Place: Overall Performance

Nick Toliver
    Gold: Overall Performance, Economics, Essay, Interview, Music
    Silver: Language/Literature, Math, Social Science
    Bronze: Art, Science, Speech

Gina Shahidullah
    Silver: Art
    Bronze: Essay
    4th Place: Overall Performance

Sina Rahesh
    Gold: Art, Language/Literature, Music, Science, Social Science
    Silver: Overall Performance
    Bronze: Economics

Caroline Rodgers
    Silver: Interview, Music

Ethan Kohner
    Gold: Art
    Silver: Overall Performance, Economics, Math, Music
    Bronze: Interview, Social Science

Felicia Freeman
    Bronze: Art

Michael Moore
    Silver: Art, Social Science
    Bronze: Economics, Language/Literature
    4th Place: Overall Performance

Summit High School Academic Decathlon Team Coaches: Melanie Atkinson and Glenn Adams
Study and Support Team Members: Katie Lobodzinski, Emma Luke and Sandro Cervantes


Legacy High School

Team Members: Laura Baker, Reed Steward, Sammi Singarella, Canute Jacobson, Amanda Hargett, Nathan Wright, Austin Bailey, Autumn McGaha, Taylor Ferguson

Team Honors:

    Gold: Super Quiz Team Relay (Tie with Summit HS)
    Silver: Medium School in the Region

Individual Honors:

Laura Baker
    Gold: Economics, Interview, Math
    Silver: Language/Literature, Science
    Bronze: Overall Performance

Reed Steward
    Bronze: Economics, Math, Science
    5th: Overall Performance

Sammi Singarella
    Silver: Art, Speech
    Bronze: Language/Literature

Canute Jacobson
    Gold: Economics
    Bronze: Math
    5th: Overall Performance

Amanda Hargett
    Gold: Overall Performance, Speech
    Silver: Essay, Language/Literature
    Bronze: Economics, Music

Nathan Wright
    Gold: Interview

Austin Bailey
    Silver: Essay
    Bronze: Math, Music

Autumn McGaha
    Gold: Art, Language/Literature, Science
    Bronze: Overall Performance

Taylor Ferguson
    Bronze: Art, Language/Literature

Legacy High School Academic Decathlon Team Coaches: John Davis and Rena Long

Mansfield High School

Team Members: Samantha Gonzales, Emaleigh Lane, Angel Lo, Alyssa Sheraden, Nick Slater, Torrie Young

Individual Honors:

Angel Lo
    Silver: Math
    Bronze: Speech

Torrie Young
    Gold: Essay

Mansfield High School Academic Decathlon Team Coach: Joel DeLong

Lake Ridge High School

Team Members: Jaime Alegria, Keith Breckenridge, Tuan Dinh, Halee Hutchison, Adam Leteff, Tyler Nelson, David Serrano, Tyler Thipsipasom, Hannah Woodlee

Team Honors:

    Bronze: Super Quiz Team Relay

Individual Honors:

Tyler Nelson
    Silver: Interview

Lake Ridge High School Academic Decathlon Team Coach: Brandon Austin

Timberview High School

Team Members: William Bonila, Cory Reed, Maggie Wachira

Timberview High School Academic Decathlon Team Coaches: Barbara Butler and Barbara Gair