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MVHS places 2nd at Division III AZ Academic Decathlon

IMAGE: Academic Decathlon Team who placed 2nd at the Division III Arizona Academic Decathlon. Congratulations to the Academic Decathlon Team who placed 2nd 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 Mountain View 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 consisted of members: Shania Eazer, Leilani Serbousek, Sunshine Falkoff, Paola Hernandez, Elizabeth Nalley, Sydney Reinert, Nathan Van Detta, Ben Turner.

Individual medals were won by the following students:​

  • Shania Eazer: Silver - Interview, Bronze - Speech, Bronze - Overall Interview
  • Elizabeth Nalley: Bronze - Essay
  • Paola Hernandez: Gold - Music, Silver - Science, Silver - Music Overall, Silver - Language, Silver - Art,    Silver - Language, Silver - Social Science, Bronze - Science, Bronze - Speech, Bronze - Speech Overall, Bronze - Are Overall, Bronze - Overall In Her Division 
  • Sydney Reinert: Bronze - Essay
  • Ben Turner: Bronze - Social Science

Coaches: Head Coach Christy Barr and Assistant Coach Antonio Solazzi