PHS AcDec 2018 State Champions!

PHS AcDec 2018 State Champions!
Posted on 03/19/2018
PHS AcDec Team 2017-2018Parsippany, NJ  - March 14, 2018- The Parsippany High School Academic Decathlon (AcDec) Team recently participated in the New Jersey State Competition. The competition was held at Ramapo High School in Franklin Lakes on Saturday, March 3. Parsippany High School’s team placed first in the state and won the Super Quiz.  As State Champions, Parsippany High School will advance to the National Competition April 19-21 in Frisco, TX. This is their 6th state championship.

Eight team members and nine alternates competed in the State Competition. Team members who participated were: Daniel Kuo, Hugh Kwong, Andrew Lie, Alice Limanova, Anthony Martucci, Shiv Dipak Patel, Adam Ye, and Ellie Xu.  Overall, the Parsippany High School team took home 57 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.
 
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Left to right: Jacqueline Lui, Varshini Chennupati, Sejal Murthy, Jessica Ho, Alice Limanova, Hugh Kwong, Ellie Xu, Sriram Rao, Adam Ye, Richard Sevilla, Aneesh Kakirde, Shiv Patel, Anthony Martucci, Philip Varghese, Andrew Lie and Daniel Kuo

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