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Academic Decathlon

Oakdale High School - 2023 Academic Decathlon Champions

The 2023 Stanislaus County Academic Decathlon Super Quiz and Awards Presentation was held in person on Saturday, February 4 at Johansen High School gymnasium.  Following are the results of the event.
Winning Team:  Oakdale High    Runner-Up:  Hughson High   Third Place Team:  Beyer High
Super Quiz Winners:   Oakdale High
Challenge Cup Winner (Team Club):   Beyer High
Individual High Point Winner in each division:

  • First Place Honors Champion: Micah Kakuno, Oakdale High
  • First Place Scholastic Champion: Carter Franca, Oakdale High 
  • First Place Varsity Champion: Johanna Fabian, Oakdale High 
  • Alternate Team Member Champion: Landon Arnold, Oakdale High

The Academic Decathlon is a program in which Stanislaus County public and private high school students compete as individuals
and as a team in a series of academic tests and demonstrations. In ancient Greece, an athlete's strength and endurance were
determined by the success in completing ten events of a decathlon. Much like the Archaic Decathlon for athletes, the Academic
Decathlon is the premier trial of a young scholar's intellectual capabilities. Each team is made up of three students in each
GPA category  (Honor: 3.80 – 4.00 , Scholastic: 3.20 – 3.79, Varsity: 3.19 and below). A school may include an infinite number
of students classified as alternate team members for an additional fee. 

Academic Decathletes take 30-minute multiple-choice tests in the subjects of Art, Economics, Music, Language, and Literature,
Mathematics, Science, and Social Science. In addition, each team member gives a planned 4-minute speech and a 2-minute
impromptu speech, participates in a 7-minute interview, and has 50 minutes to write an expository essay. The Super Quiz Relay,
the final event, is open to the public and features questions from all of the above subject matters.    
DATES: January 20, 2023 (Speech & Interview)   
              February 4, 2023 (Objective Tests, Super Quiz & Awards Ceremony)     

COST: $450 per team of nine students ($350 donated by the Education Foundation of Stanislaus County)        
Final Cost: $100 (additional $10 per alternate team members)

Event Information

Event Paperwork - Due December 8, 2022

Testing Information

Volunteer Information

  • Speech/Interview Volunteer Registration (Volunteer positions filled as of 12/20/22)


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