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FRHS and KHS Academic Decathlon Teams Earn 12 Medals at State

Fossil Ridge High School and Keller High School Academic Decathlon represented Keller ISD at the State Meet on February 24-26 in Frisco.

Fossil Ridge finished as the 10th-place team in the Large Schools division, winning four individual medals. Keller High impressively walked away with eight individual awards. FRHS' Allyson Broad earned first place in Interview, while KHS' Natalie Wirdzek placed first in Economics. 

The Academic Decathlon is a team competition where students match their intellects with students from other schools. Students are tested in ten categories: Art, economics, essay, interview, language and literature, mathematics, music, science, social science, and speech.

Congratulations to each team on their outstanding performance!

Fossil Ridge High School

Honors Team | Alaa Abdellatif, Tram Dang, Sammy Tamayo
Scholastic Team | Allyson Broad, Thomas Guder, Linh Truong 
Varsity Team| Patrick Greenfield, John Kreyer, Autumn Vasquez 

FRHS Individual Awards
Allyson Broad | 1st Place Interview, 3rd Place Essay
Tram Dang | 2nd Place Social Science
Patrick Greenfield | 2nd Place Art

Keller High School

Honors Team | Jenna Beckley, Meredith Henderson, Taylor Robison
Scholastic Team | Izzy de Groot, Chris Moreau, Natalie Wirdzek
Varsity Team | Marvin Bushlow, Bobby Dodds, Evie Richards
Team Assistant | Rae Chi
Alternates | Olivia Globalakrishna, Elayne Kirschman, Eliana Mendez, Dalton Olsovsky 

KHS Individual Award: 
Jenna Beckley | 2nd Place Speech
Bobby Dodds | 2nd Place Science
Izzy de Groot | 2nd Place Social Science, 3rd Place Essay
Natalie Wirdzek | 1st Place Economics, 2nd Place Essay
Evie Richards | 2nd Place Interview
Taylor Robison | 3rd Place Social Science

Fossil Ridge High School

Keller High School