EGHS Captures 2nd Place In Academic Decathlon

by | Mar 18, 2015

The EGHS 2015 Academic Decathlon team with its second place trophy. Credit: Kathy Luo

The EGHS 2015 Academic Decathlon team with its second place trophy. Credit: Kathy Luo

Congratulations to the EGHS Academic Decathlon Team, who competed in the state competition this Sunday.

The team earned second place overall and third place in the SuperQuiz event. Bishop Hendricken placed first.

Kathy Luo earned a gold medal for in the Essay competition. She will be recognized for her accomplishment at a State House ceremony with the governor in May.

AcaDeca advisors are Benjamin Revkin and Frank Lenox. Here are the members of the team, along with awards:

Honors:
  • Kathy Luo – Essay gold; Speech bronze; Interview silver; team high score
  • Thedita Pedersen – Economics bronze
  • Grace Miner
Scholastic:
  • Angela He – Language & Lit bronze; Science silver; Economics bronze; Essay silver; Speech silver
  • Shevy Karbasi
  • Zoe Hinman – Music bronze; Speech bronze
The EGHS 2015 Academic Decathlon team Varsity:
  • Evan Carpenter – Speech bronze
  • Danny Depetro – Language & Lit bronze, Math bronze
  • Dan Dresselhouse – Music bronze; Math bronze
Alternates:
  • Caroline Blessing
    Julian Wu – Music bronze
  • Cathy Wu
  • Michael He

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