Kudos: Inderkum "Most Improved" At AcaDeca

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Inderkum High School in Natomas earned the most improved score from the prior year at the 32nd annual Sacramento County Academic Decathlon competition.
Bella Vista High School, from the San Juan Unified School District, won the competition and will advance to the state finals next month it was announced last night, Feb. 8 by Sacramento County Superintendent of Schools David W. Gordon at an awards banquet.
Twenty-five Sacramento County high schools sent teams to compete Feb. 4 in written and oral exams held at Inderkum High School.
Students competed for awards in 10 demanding academic events: Mathematics, Art, Music, Language/Literature, Economics, Science, Essay, Speech, Interview and Super Quiz. Students received gold, silver or bronze medals for their efforts.
Folsom High School placed second, followed by Del Campo High School, Pleasant Grove High School, and Monterey Trail High School. Inderkum placed 6th overall out of the 25 competing schools.

Inderkum High School – 6th Place Team In County
“Most Improved Team” — an increase of 3,057 points from 2011
Coached by: Jessica Downing Forsell
Team Members and Awards They Won: Ashley Gonik–Silver Medal-Economics, Bronze Medal-Music, Bronze Medal-Super Decathlete, Bronze Medal-Super Quiz (Individual), Top Scorer of Team, Team Leadership Award; Jorge Iniguez; Racquel Jackson; Brandon Powers–Bronze Medal-Math; Thajus Prasad; Avnit Ram;Prabhneet Sahi; Muhammad Eshan Tahir; and Michael Young. Additional Competitors from School: Valentina Carrillo–Placed 8th in Overall Individual Scores of “Additional Participants”; Emanuel Davis; Rui Jiang; Yan Long; Maryl Mendoza; Jeffrey Rirao; Ravpuneet Sahi; Charnpreet Singh and Landy Zhang.


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