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Mead AcaDeca 2018 Regional Results

Update: Mead ACADECA Qualifies for State!

On Saturday, January 20th, 10 Mead High School students traveled to Midland University to compete in the Academic Decathlon Regionals.

The students were individually competing against students in the Very Small School Division across the state for the right to compete at the state tournament to be held at Bellevue University February 16th and 17th.

Ethan Dyas and Mary Linscomb competed in the Honors Division.  Ethan took 3rd Place in the Art, Economics, Music and Science tests.  Ethan was also Mead's High Scorer for the day of competition.

Kelly Richards and Cole Zima competed in the Scholastic Division.  Cole earned 3rd Place in Science and 1st Place in Economics.  Cole also had the 3rd Place total score for all Scholastic students at the Very Small School level.

Cali Carritt and Jackson Munter competed in the Varsity Division.  Cali earned 1st Place in Language and Literature.  Jack took 1st Place in Economics, 2nd Place in Language and Literature, and 2nd Place in Art.

Results for the Alternate Students:

Emily Hanson and Lauren Holloway competed in the Honors Division.  Emily earned 3rd Place in Music and Lauren earned 1st Place in Music.

Alexis Cruz competed in the Varsity Division...and he cleaned up.  Alexis earned 1st Place in Language and Literature and Mathematics.  Alexis earned 2nd Place in Art, Science, and Music.  Alexis earned 3rd Place in Economics.  Alexis also had the 2nd Place total score among all Alternate Varsity students.  

In the Super Quiz, the team showed very well.  Cali and Jack started out strong, answer 6 of 10 questions correctly, putting Mead in 2nd place after the first round.  Kelly and Cole maintained in the second round, answering 4 of 10 correctly and keeping Mead in a tie for 2nd place after with one round to go.  Ethan and Mary answered 5 of 10 correctly in the final round to break the tie and finish second overall in the Super Quiz.

Results of the Super Quiz:

Mount Michael:  23

Mead:  15

Tekamah Herman:  14

Wahoo:  14

East Butler:  13

Roncalli Catholic:  11

Duchense Academy:  4

These scores were good enough to finish 5th out of the 23 Small and Very Small schools who competed state-wide.  This was also good enough to qualify for the state finals.

The finals will be held on February 16th and 17th at Bellevue University.

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