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Academic Decathlon Team Advances to State!

2018 ACDEC Regional First Place TeamCongrats 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

   
Author: Chelsee Cox   E-Mail: CHELSCOX@dallasisd.org