South Students Place 10 at State Decathlon

Posted by Community Relations Department on 3/28/2012 12:00:00 PM

The Academic Decathlon team placed 10th in the 40-team State Decathlon, March 8-9.  Connor Wade led the Jaguars and had the 15th-best score in the Honors division with 7,676, and won silver medals in Honors Economics, and Overall Economics.  Markaya Hill won gold medals in Show Imp Overall and Varsity, and gold in Speech Varsity and Overall.  She also took silver medals in Show Prep Overall and Varsity.  Benjamin Webb won a bronze in Varsity Essay.  It was the Jaguars 21st State competition in the past 22 years under coach Todd Decker.