Parsippany, NJ - February 2, 2017- The Parsippany High School Academic Decathlon (AcDec) Team recently participated in the New Jersey Regional Competition. The competition was held at Clifton Middle School on Saturday, January 28. Parsippany High School’s team placed first in the region and won the Super Quiz. Nine team members and six alternates competed on Saturday, advancing the team to the state competition to be held at Ramapo Hills High School. Team members who participated were: Will Chen, Rohan Khajuria, Daniel Kuo, Hugh Kwong, Andrew Lie, Alice Limanova Katherine Yang, Adam Ye and Ellie Xu, Overall, the Parsippany High School team took home more than 70 awards and honors for the regional competition.
Academic Decathlon is a 10-event scholastic competition for high school students. The events include math, science, social science, literature, economics, art, music, speech, essay and interview. This year’s theme is World War II. Team coaches are Nancy Lennon, science teacher and Stacy Cozin, media specialist.