For the first time in a decade, the Harlingen High School South’s Academic Decathlon team is advancing to the Large School – Division I State Meet, to be held Feb. 22-25 in San Antonio. Only 40 teams in the state will be competing.
To qualify, the team traveled to Corpus Christi to compete in the Texas Region III Meet held Jan. 19-20. The team emerged as Regional Champions and placed first in SuperQuiz – Large School.
South individual results are as follows:
Ashley Barrera – 2nd Language and Literature, 3rd Music, 1st Art, 2nd Social Science
Sarah Ramos – 3rd Music, 2nd Essay
Mia Medrano – 2nd Speech
Ariana Nelson – 2nd Language and Literature, 1st Science, 2nd Essay, 4th Overall
Nicholas Tapia – 1st Music, 2nd Science, 1st Art, 3rd Economics, 2nd Speech, 3rd Social Science, 3rd Overall
Rolando Salazar – 3rd Language and Literature, 1st Music, 1st Science, 1st Art, 1st Mathematics, 2nd Economics, 3rd Essay, 1st Speech, 3rd Interview, 3rd Social Science, 1st Overall
Joseph Aragus – 2nd Science, 1st Essay, 2nd Social Science, 3rd Overall
Harlingen High School individual results are as follows:
Oziel Landaverde – 1st Economics, 2nd Music
Tiffany Perez – 2nd Science, 2nd Interview
Samantha Romo – 3rd Interview