VRHS Decathlon Heading Back to Nationals

Decathlon Team at State

Congratulations to the VRHS Academic Decathlon team on their stellar performance at the Page Georgia Academic Decathlon Contest this past weekend.  The team scored their highest score in their 21 year history to finish as the state runner up in Division I (Large School) and 1st runner up overall in the state barely being edged out by Parkview High School.  For the second year in a row, the team will be representing the state of Georgia in the National Academic Decathlon competition on May 1st. 

Individual Awards:
Dakota Cox-Moilanen: Gold-Social Science, Gold-Economics, Silver-Speech, Bronze-Art. Gold for the highest scoring Varsity in the Student in the State of Georgia
Ruth Miles: Silver in Social Science, Bronze in Literature
Diana Jimenez-Ramirez: Bronze in Speech
Austin Skuzcas: Bronze in Speech, Bronze in Literature
Reagan Clay: Gold in Speech earning the Steve Rule Speech Showcase Award for scoring an incredible 975 out of 1000 points
Kelvin Duverge: Gold in Science, Silver in Economics
Ayden Barbree: Bronze in Economics

VRHS Academic Decathlon Team Members
Honors Category: Reagan Clay, Ruth Miles, Kawaii Brown
Scholastic Category: Ayden Barbree, Diana Jimenez-Ramirez, Austin Skuzcas
Varsity Category: Dakota Cox-Moilanen, Kelvin Duverge. Samari Rolle
Coaches: Cynthia Cox, Sarah Triplett, Russell Bennett

VRHS is proud of these students and coaches and cannot wait to see how they excel at Nationals on May 1st. #WeAreVR