PHHS Academic Decathlon Team News

PHHS Academic Decathlon Team News
Posted on 02/01/2018
PHHS Academic Decathlon Team

Parsippany Hills High School Academic Decathlon (AcDec) Team participated in the New Jersey Region III Competition on Saturday, January 27 at Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Clifton. The team of seven members and eight alternates placed third in the region and third for the Super Quiz. Team members who participated were: Cavin Anbuselvam, Steven Feng, Tara Kakkaramadam, Rakshay Kanthadai, Christopher Liang, Amy Liu and Sharen Nair. Alternate team members who participated were: Ellen Chen, Brandon Ng, Saketh Nibhanupudi, Mann Pandya, Dhruv Patel, Meliton Rulloda, Delia Ryerson, and Shoumik Vaddi. Overall, the Parsippany Hills High School team took home over 40 individual awards and honors for the regional competition.

Academic Decathlon is a 10-event scholastic competition for high school students. The events include math, science, social science, literature, economics, art, music, speech, essay and interview. This year’s theme is Africa. Team coaches are Jaclyn Bevacqua, Italian teacher, and Jacqueline Forte, Spanish teacher.