PHHS Academic Decathlon Team

PHHS Academic Decathlon Team
Posted on 03/26/2019
PHHS Academic Decathlon Team

The Parsippany Hills High School Academic Decathlon (AcDec) Team participated in the New Jersey Region III Competition on Saturday, February 2 at Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Clifton and, as a result, earned several achievements at the State level. The team consisted of seven members and six alternates. Team members who participated were: Cavin Anbuselvam, Tyler Gurth, Amy Liu, Matthieu Granvil, Brandon Ng, Dhruv Patel, and Shoumik Vaddi. Alternate team members who participated were: Schenia Alvarez, Shantel Alvarez, Hyun-Jung Kim, Mann Pandya, Aarnav Patel, and Victor Wang. Overall, the Parsippany Hills High School team took home 13 individual awards and honors at the State level.

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 the 1960’s. Team coaches are Jaclyn Bevacqua, Italian teacher, and Jacqueline Forte, Spanish teacher.