Academic Decathlon Team State Bound

Friendswood High School Academic Decathlon team won the
Regional Competition in the 6A division at Alvin High School.

They won 49 individual medals and placed 3rd in the Super Quiz competition. They will compete in Dallas for the state championship the last week of February. With the score from the regional meet, this team has the fifth highest score in 6A.

The team members are Joseph Rasmussen, Claire Zehentner, Dana Royall, Rainer Horn, Matt Tarver, Joachim Bendixen, Zach Lewis, Sarah Beth Diller, and Rachel Mims.

We also have three awesome alternates who help so much behind the scenes. Thanks to Hannah Xia, Emily Rodriquez, and Zach Etzell.

HONORS DIVISION
Joseph Rasmussen
2nd Overall
3rd Lang and Lit
2nd Music
2nd Science
1st Art
3rd Math
3rd Economics
2nd Essay

Dana Royall
5th Overall
1st Music
1st Science—perfect score
2nd Art
2nd Economics

Claire Zehentner
3rd Lang and Lit
3rd Music
2nd Science
3rd Economics
2nd Speech

SCHOLASTIC DIVISION
Rainer Horn
2nd Overall
1st Lang and Lit
1st Music
1st Science
1st Art
3rd Math
1st Economics

Matt Tarver
3rd Overall
3rd Science
3rd Art
2nd Math
2nd Essay

Joachim Bendixen
5th Overall
1st Math
3rd Speech
1st Interview—perfect score

VARSITY DIVISION
Zach Lewis
5th Overall
3rd Art
2nd Economics
1st Speech perfect score
1st Interview perfect score

Sarah Beth Diller
1st Speech—perfect score
3rd Interview