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John Paul II High School Wins Second Place in Regional Academic Decathlon, Heads to State

John Paul II High School will have the chance to defend its Academic Decathlon State Title in February in San Antonio after qualifying last weekend in the regional tournament. The team, coached by Keith Gannett, Melissa Downs and Lauren Hawley, won the Super Quiz portion of the event and finished in second place (Small School Division) to advance. 

The team won 41 medals overall, including Gold and Silver All-Around. 

Overall Team Competition

  • John Paul II High School - Second Place, Small School

Super Quiz Competition

  • John Paul II High School - First Place, Small School

Individual All-Around

  • Sophie Druffner - First Place, Small School Honors
  • Reilly Clark - Second Place, Small School Honors
  • Elizabeth Herrin - Fourth Place, Small School Honors
  • Crystal Magoha - Third Place, Small School Scholastic
  • Lauren Choi - Fourth Place, Small School Scholastic
  • Maggie Fitzgerald - Fifth Place, Small School Scholastic
  • Joseph Mena - Third Place, Small School Varsity
  • Max Kirkby - Fifth Place, Small School Varsity
Wednesday, January 29, 2014