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MHS places 3rd at Division III AZ Academic Decathlon

 IMAGE: MHS places 3rd at Division III AZ Academic Decathlon. Congratulations to the Academic Decathlon Team who placed 3rd in the 35th annual Division III Arizona Academic Decathlon Regional Tournament on February 1-2. The team competed against 15 other schools in 10 events, 3 judged by judges, and 7 written tests all focused on the curriculum theme “The 1960s; A Transformational Decade.”


This outstanding academic performance at the Regional Tournament has advanced the Marana High School team to the 2019 Arizona Academic Decathlon State Competition to be held on March 8 and 9, 2019. The competition will be at Hamilton High School in Chandler.


The Academic Decathlon winning team also won 3rd place in the Superquiz Relay!


The team consisted of members: Matt Coulthard, Joey Patnoe, Tanner Lehmbeck, Jude Lykins, Jonathan Behan, Breanna Mudgett, Trystan Luquet and Paige Augat.


Individual medals were won by the following students:

  • Matt Coulthard: Gold – Economics, Silver – Science, Bronze – Math
  • Joey Patnoe: Silver – Essay,  Bronze - Interview
  • Tanner Lehmbeck: Gold – Music, Silver – Art, Bronze – Economics
  • Jude Lykins: Gold – Math, Silver - Speech
  • Jonathan Behan: Silver - Interview

Coaches: Head coach Janelle Edmonds