MacArthur High School and Irving ISD proudly played host to this year’s Region IX Academic Decathlon Regional Competition in late January. Several of our students performed exceptionally well with Nimitz, Irving and MacArthur all qualifying for state.
Believe it or not, all three schools actually tied for second place in the Super Quiz Relay portion of the competition! See the rest of the results by school below.
Irving High School finished in sixth place (out of 12 teams) in the Large School Division, advancing to state for the eighth-straight year as an at-large team. Irving’s medalists are below:
Diana Amaya Canales – Music and Social Science
Jayden Morales – Literature
Kevin Tran – Music
Diana Amaya Canales – Essay
Kevin Tran – Science and Social Science
MacArthur High School finished in fourth place overall. MacArthur’s medalists are below:
Addison Land – Music, Speech
Afaf Maliha – Essay
Gregory Crowfoot – Speech
Afaf Maliha – Speech
Cinsear Owens – Interview
Gregory Crowfoot – Music
Alessandra Gonzales, Interview
Addison Land – Literature
Additionally, Afaf Maliha earned Fifth Place Overall Scholastic Student and Gregory Crowfoot earned Fifth Place Overall Honors Student.
For the 38th consecutive year, Nimitz High School qualified for the top division of the State meet. The team finished in third place overall in the competition.
Nimitz’s medalists are below:
Reymundo Gomez – Music, Social Science, Speech
Elsie Perez – Music
Julieta Rodriguez – Art, Essay
Alexander Tavares – Music, Literature, Social Science
Reymundo Gomez – Art, Essay
Aidan Williams – Math, Music
Alexander Tavares – Art
Alex Rowe – Essay, Speech
Alexander Tavares – Economics, Essay
Aidan Williams – Art
Additionally, Reymundo Gomez earned Second Place Overall Scholastic Student and Alexander Tavares earned First Place Overall Varsity Student.
We wish all of our students the best of luck at the State Academic Decathlon competition later this month in San Antonio!