Mesa's Red Mountain wins state Academic Decathlon - East Valley Tribune: East Valley Education News

Mesa's Red Mountain wins state Academic Decathlon

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Sunday, March 10, 2013 11:07 am

Mesa's Red Mountain High School Academic Decathlon team won the state competition, held Friday and Saturday at ASU West. The team garnered 48,408 points after competing in 10 events: essay, speech and interview plus seven written tests focused on mathematics, science, economics, language and literature, music, art and social science.

The second place team was from Tucson's Canyon del Oro High School, with 45,174 points. Mesa Mountain View was third with 43,306 points.

The highest-scoring student in the state competition was Swaroon Sridhar of Mountain Pointe High School, with 8,778 points. Red Mountain competitors also took medals in the 10-event category. Jacob Cates finished with 8,691 points, Harrison Finzel with 8,689, Brandon Hertneky with 8,281, Evan Stabley with 7,730 and Alex Sabrowsky with 6,992.

Red Mountain will represent Arizona at the national competition, set for April 24-27 in Minneapolis, Minn.

* Arizona Academic Decathlon Association

More about

More about

More about

  • Discuss


East Valley Education on Facebook


East Valley Education on Twitter


Subscribe to East Valley Education via RSS

RSS Feeds

Your Az Jobs