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Maryvale just competed in the Academic Decathlon Region II Competition.  The students placed third overall out of 26 schools.  This was quite an accomplishment for them -- Maryvale has possibly never placed at regionals (at least not in the past 23 years, which is as far back as the records go). 

 Maryvale ACADEC

Many of the students won medals:


Daniela Salazar -- bronze in language in literature, gold in speech, gold in social science 

Vivian Nguyen -- bronze in science, bronze in economics

Priscilla Peraza -- silver in social science

Kimberly Medina -- bronze in interview, silver in social science

Ana Cervantes -- gold in language and literature

Delani Hernandez -- silver in science

Jorge Hernandez -- bronze in art, gold in speech, silver in interview, bronze in social science.  He also won an award for the best prepared speech in the entire competition (around 234 students).