Cesar Chavez Places Fourth at Academic Decathlon

Posted by Community Relations Department on 11/21/2012

Cesar Chavez placed fourth in the PUHSD Academic Decathlon, November 9-10, finishing behind South Mountain, Boulder Creek and Maryvale in the 17-school event.  Brian Diaz won five medals, including gold in Scholastic Art, and Music and Overall Music.  Vincent Chankongshinh had five medals, and he and teammate Erica Cortez had maximum scores of 1000 in the Interview event, winning gold for the Varsity division as well as Overall top scores for that event.  Amanda Camez won a gold in Varsity Language.  Fifteen Chavez decathletes won medals, and Jose Guzman’s 6,355 points led the Champions, and was fourth-best overall in the Honors division and sixth-best among the over 300 competitors.