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2019 Mead AcaDeca Regional and State Results


On January 19th, the Mead Academic Decathlon team traveled to Midland University to compete in the Regional competition. 

The team finished third at the Very Small School level in the Super Quiz and Overall.  That third place was good enough to qualify for State February 15-16 at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

The following are the medalists for Mead from the Regional:

Honors Level

Emily Hanson:  Bronze in Art, Math, and Super Quiz;  Gold in Music and Top Mead Scorer.

Kaitlyn Hanson:  Bronze in Economics, Science and Super Quiz.

Lauren Holloway (Alternate):  Bronze in Literature, Art, Music, Math, Economics and Science.

Scholastic Level

Jacky Cruz:  Bronze in Super Quiz.

Kelly Richards:  Bronze in Music, Math and Super Quiz.

Cali Carritt (Alternate):  Silver in Literature, Art, Economics, Math and Science;  Bronze in Music.

Varsity Level

Mystic Hartgrave:  Gold in Music;  Bronze in Super Quiz.

Jackson Munter:  Silver in Music and Math;  Bronze in Literature, Economics, Science, and Super Quiz.

Edgar Hernandez (Alternate):  Gold in Literature, Art, Music, Math, Economics, and Science.


On February 15th and 16th, the nine students from Mead traveled to the University of Nebraska at Omaha to compete in the State Final, along with students from Bellevue East, Brownell-Talbot, Crieghton Prep, Daniel Gross, Mount Michael, Nebraska City Lourdes Central, Pius X, Southwest and Wahoo.

On Friday night, the team received their Runner-up trophy from their regional efforts in January.

Mead had a respectable showing in the Super Quiz.  No medals were earned, but each level pulled their weight an the team came in sixth.

Against a very tough field, individual medals were also very tough to come by.  The only two medalists for Mead were Kelly Richard, receiving a Bronze in Speech, and Jacky Cruz, receiving a Bronze in Interview.  Both competed at the Scholastic level.

Kaitlyn Hanson was recognized as the highest scoring Mead team member.

Individual Placings:


Emily Hanson:  8th in Music, 9th in Art, 9th in Math, 9th in Science and 5th in Interview.

Kaitlyn Hanson:  5th in Music, 10th in Art, 10th in Math, 9th in Economics, 8th in Science and 9th in Interview.

Lauren Holloway:  9th in Music, 10th in Science, 7th in Speech, 10th in Interview and 6th in Essay.


Jacky Cruz:  7th in Music, 8th in Economics, 8th in Science, 3rd in Interview and 8th in Essay.

Kelly Richards:  7th in Math, 9th in Economics, 10th in Science, 3rd in Speech, 5th in Interview and 6th in Essay.

Cali Carritt:  10th in Literature, 9th in Math, 7th in Economics, 10th in Science, 10th in Interview and 9th in Essay.


Mystic Hartgrave:  9th in Literature, 9th in Music, 7th in Math, 9th in Economics, 9th in Science, 10th in Interview and 10th in Essay.

Edgar Hernandez:  8th in Literature, 6th in Music, 8th in Math, 10th in Economics, 9th in Speech and 9th in Essay.

Jackson Munter:  7th in Literature, 5th in Music, 9th in Art, 6th in Math, 8th in Economics, 7th in Science, 10th in Speech and 4th in Essay.

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