The Southern California Private School Academic Decathlon was held on the Bishop Alemany campus on January 26th and February 2nd. Decathletes competed in ten subjects: art, economics, language and literature, mathematics, music, science, social science, essay, interview, and speech.
Alemany brought home 59 individual medals:
- Senior Kyle Suarez was the highest scoring competitor on the team. He captured four individual event medals: a silver in social science and three bronze in speech, music, and art.
- Senior Andrew Barrett won five gold in interview, speech, essay, music, and economics; and a bronze in language and literature.
- Junior Peter Wang earned a gold in mathematics, a silver in science, and a bronze in essay.
- Senior Jacob Meade won five gold in speech, music, language and literature, art, and science; a silver in essay; and two bronze in economics and social science.
- Senior Maurice Rozo won two gold in essay and economics; three silver in language and literature, art, and science; and a bronze in music.
- Junior Sarah Chavez came home with one silver in music and two bronze in art and science.
- Junior Sean Brode won three gold in music, art, and science; three silver in essay, mathematics, and economics; and three bronze in interview, speech, and social science.
- Junior Krysstopher Wawrik won three gold in mathematics, art, and science; four silver in speech, music, language and literature, and social science; and one bronze in economics.
- Junior Antonio Allen came away with three gold in essay, language and literature, and social science; three silver in art, science, and interview; and three bronze in music, mathematics, and economics.
- Senior Althex Shi (alternate) won a gold in interview and a silver in speech.
The team is intensively preparing for the California Academic Decathlon to be held in Sacramento on March 22nd and 23rd.