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Centennial High Academic Decathlon Team is State Bound. (January, 2007)

The Centennial High School Academic Decathlon team competed this past weekend at the Region 8 Meet in Lancaster HS. The team competed in ten separate event including Interview, Speech, Music, Math, Art, Social Studies, Science, Literature, Essay, and Economics. The team brought home a whopping 70 medals and will now move on to the State finals in a month.

The team members include Carlee Young who won three silver medals, Stephanie Qin who captured 3 silvers and a bronze, Analisa Packham who won 4 silver, Michael Brown who won 2 Bronze, 4 Silver, and a perfect score Gold in interview, Kristen Colville who brought back 1 bronze and 6 silvers, Amanda Chen who earned 1 bronze, 5 silvers, and 2 golds, Alex Kleinschmidt who captured one bronze, four silvers, and 3 gold medals, Rebecca Choi who captured 2 Bronze, 5 silvers and one gold medal. And finally Norm Qi –who captured seven silvers and six gold medals on his way to medaling in every possible way except one and achieving the highest score in the region – and quite possibly the State.

The team finished a close second in the region and third overall in TX. They are now preparing to set thing straight in round 2 - The State Championship – in San Antonio.