Alhambra Finished Third in The Phoenix Union Academic Decathlon

Posted by Communications on 11/23/2016

Alhambra finished third in the Phoenix Union Academic Decathlon, November 18-19 scoring 32,905 points.  Cesar Chavez was first, Maryvale was second.  Among the highlights, the Lions won five medals in math, including three gold medals.  Cesar Carreto took gold in Honors Math, and Anthony Jimenez and Jose Orozco tied for gold in Scholastic Math.  Kayla Resendiz won silver in Scholastic math, and Quan Tran took bronze in Honors Math. Jose Baldovino won gold in Honors Science and Tran tied for the gold in Honors Social Science.

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Alhambra alumnus Nash Kleppan (2012), graduated Magna Cum Laude from ASU in May with a degree in Computer Systems Engineering. Upon graduating, he accepted a position as an engineer at Intel where he was an intern in the two years leading up to his graduation. Kleppan currently works on hardware and software in Intel's storage division and is responsible for product and prototype testing.