Upper Lake High School’s Academic Decathlon team will represent Lake County as it advances to California’s Academic Decathlon competition 2020 in Sacramento.
The 2019-20 theme is, “In Sickness and in Health: An Exploration of Illness and Wellness.”
Students compete in three categories:
Varsity: 2.99 grade point average and below
Scholastic: 3.0 to 3.74 GPA
Honor: 3.75 to 4.0 GPA
The Upper Lake State Team includes:
Varsity: William Cromwell, Jisel Horne and Sierra Manley
Scholastic: Atlantis Jones, Georgia Schmit and Annalise Smith
Honors: Deeya Kalan, Nobalie Snow and Maria Tinoco
This year, Upper Lake was invited to participate in the North Bay Region Academic Decathlon, sponsored by the Solano County Office of Education.
More than 225 students from 15 high schools across Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Solano, Sonoma and Yolo counties participated in the event.
Upper Lake High took online tests in academic subjects as part of the regional competition on Saturday, Jan. 25, before the February 1 competition at Solano Community College in Fairfield. There, students competed in speech, interview and the Super Quiz.
Upper Lake High placed sixth out of 15 teams, and earned the honor of representing Lake County at the State meet.
Several Upper Lake Team Members won individual medals. They include: