Congratulations to the Academic Decathlon team for their 1st place finish in the medium school competition at state competition on Saturday, February 16.
Team members who competed include Paige Krupa, Tessa Boukal, Libby Edmundson, Joe Krupa, Megan Begley, James Farnan, Alex Shaddy, Grace Mally, and Matt Bertelsen.
Individual medal winners were Joe Krupa, 1st in Music, 2nd in Art, and 3rd in Language and Literature in the scholastic division; Paige Krupa, 3rd in Language and Literature in the honors division; James Farnan, 1st in Essay in the scholastic division; Grace Mally, 3rd in math in the varsity division; and Alex Shaddy, 3rd in interview in the varsity division. In addition, Joe Krupa won a gold medal for being the high scorer from Gross Catholic.
The team will now compete in nationals in online testing. This is the second year in a row, Gross Catholic placed first in the medium school division.