Thursday, February 27, 2014

Summit High School Acadec team 12th at State

On February 20-23, the Summit High School Academic Decathlon team participated in the Texas Academic Decathlon tournament in San Antonio with the top 50 small, medium, and large schools in the state. The Summit team placed 12th out of all 4A schools with a team total of 39,000.5 points.

Earning awards for the team’s highest scorers were Kristen Tran for the honors team, Sina Rahesh for the scholastic team, and Ethan Kohner for the varsity team. In the overall state competition the team earned two honors: a bronze medal for Sina Rahesh in art and a bronze medal for Ethan Kohner in social science. Ethan Kohner finished 9th in his category, the highest finish for any individual Summit student at the state competition.

This is Summit High School’s 4th trip to the state tournament in a row coming off their 4th consecutive regional championship.

The members of the Summit Acadec team are Katie Lobodzinski, Kristen Tran, Elizabeth Hang, Sina Rahesh, Caroline Rodgers, Syeda Naqvi, Ethan Kohner, Felicia Freeman, and Jelicia Goff. Alternates for the team who attended competition were Olivia Marx and Michael Moore. The Summit Acadec coaches are Melanie Atkinson and Glenn Adams.