PHS Academic Decathlon News

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

The Parsippany High School Academic Decathlon (AcDec) Team recently participated in the New Jersey Regional Competition. The competition was held at Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Clifton on Saturday, January 27. Parsippany High School’s team placed first in the region and won the Super Quiz. Eight team members and eight alternates competed on Saturday, advancing the team to the state competition to be held at Ramapo High School. Team members who participated were: Daniel Kuo, Hugh Kwong, Andrew Lie, Nicholas Lim, Alice Limanova, Anthony Martucci, Adam Ye and Ellie Xu. Overall, the Parsippany High School team took home more than 90 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 Nancy Lennon, science teacher and Stacy Cozin, media specialist.

Back Left to right: Andrew Lie, Hugh Kwong, Sriram Rao, Nicholas Lim, Varshini Chennupati, Daniel Kuo, Anthony Martucci, Jessica Ho, Sejal Murthy, Aneesh Kakirde, Shiv Patel, Jacqueline Lui. Front Left to Right: Adam Ye, Ellie Xu, Alice Limanova, team officers