The American Canyon High School Academic Decathlon recently competed in the Bay Regional Competition for its sixth year in a row.
Each decathlete competed in seven comprehensive exams in Art, Economics, Language and Literature, Mathematics, Music, Science, and Social Sciences. In addition, each decathlete had to give a prepared speech as well as an impromptu one, write an essay, and participate in an interview.
In honors, which are students with a 3.85 to 4.0 unweighted academic GPA, we have Kyla Cansino (11), Gabriel Llave (11), Joshua Lindayen (11), Rommel Perez (12), Colin Velicaria (12), and Yao Yanez (11). In scholastic, with a 3.20 to a 3.849 unweighted academic GPA, we have MaeLing Hayes (12) and Bareera Khurram (11). Lastly, in Varsity, with an unweighted academic GPA below a 3.2, is Teo Gascon (12).
Teo Gascon, Varsity: Art - Silver, Economics - Gold, Literature - Silver, Math - Silver, Music - Silver, Science - Bronze, Social Science - Silver, Highest Scoring Varsity - Gold with 7,268 points.
Colin Velicaria, Honors: Art - Silver, Economics - Gold, Literature - Gold, Math - Silver, Music - Silver, Science - Bronze, Social Science - Silver, Speech - Gold, Highest Scoring Honors - Gold with 9,193 points. Velicaria was also the highest-scoring decathlete in the entire region.
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