Academic Decathlon Team Advances to Nationals

Academic Decathlon Team Advances to Nationals
Posted on 03/12/2018
This is the image for the news article titled Academic Decathlon Team Advances to NationalsPenns Valley’s Academic Decathlon team emerged as the second place small school in the state today, winning 17 subject-area medals and qualifying us for the online national competition in April!

Sam Kupp, who finished with the fourth highest score in the contest, led the honors division with 8 medals, 6 of which were gold. Sophomore Ben Hawkins earned 3 medals in his first trip to states. Dan Connolly, our school’s top scholastic competitor, took home 5 medals. Ben Leitzel in the varsity division won a medal for his interview. Nate Gillespie, Alex Boeckel, and Joey Steffen all had solid performances as well and helped PV to a fifth place finish in the super quiz relay event.

Coaches Zatek and Farrant are proud of the team and look forward to nationals. Congratulations!