Grant's Academic Decathlon Team Places 4th at LAUSD Competition

Academic Decathletes prepare for tests in 10 subjects around a central theme or topic.  This year's theme is Africa.  Our decathletes each dedicate hundreds of hours preparing in math, literature, art, history, economics, music, speech, essay, interview, and social studies.
We are immensely proud of all our decathletes!
A list of the honors they received at this afternoon's award ceremony (Karen, I apologize if I missed any):
  • Fourth Place Districtwide
  • Top Team in Conference 3: Grant HS
  • Tied for 3rd place in SuperQuiz
  • Math: gold medal to Brennan Azizi
  • Science: bronze medal to Blanca Tovar and third place to Grant in overall science
  • Social Science: Blanca Tovar
  • Literature: Honorable Mention to Blanca Tovar
  • Economics: Honorable Mention to Brennan Azizi
  • Speech: gold medals to Brennan Azizi, Keyrin Dutko, and Katherine Palma
  • Interview: gold medal to Katherine Palma and silver medal to Brennan Azizi
  • Art: Honorable Mention to Aury Galindo and Blanca Tovar
  • Highest Scoring for Grant: Brennan Azizi

Our Decathletes:
  • Brennan Azizi
  • Keyrin Dutko
  • Aury Galindo
  • Tanya Herrera
  • Ana Macias
  • Samar Mardan
  • Katherine Palma
  • Blanca Tovar
  • Juan Valencia Olivos
  • Team Manager: Rodrigo Leiva
  • Coach: Karen Evens