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OHS Team Earns Academic Medals, Awards At County Competition

OHS Team Earns Academic Medals, Awards At County Competition

OHS Team Earns Academic Medals, Awards At County Competition

OHS Competing Team members show all t...


POSTED February 12, 2013 4:15 p.m.

Oakdale High School finished first overall and also won the Super Quiz at the 33rd Annual Stanislaus County Academic Decathlon on Feb. 1-2 at Gregori High School, Modesto. The “Aca Dec” is considered the biggest academic event for local high schools and is presented by the Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE). It is a two-day series of tests, speeches and interviews, featuring this year’s theme, “Russia” with a focus on the space race and the Russian revolution.

OHS will go on to represent Stanislaus County at the California Academic Decathlon State Finals, March 14-17 in Sacramento.

The 34-student team, which includes a nine-member competing team, is coached by OHS teacher Linda Dodge. Listed below are the individual results for OHS team members at this year’s Aca Dec.

Individual High Point Winners were Dylan Hawksworth-Lutzow for the Honors team, who was also the county Overall Points Champion; Jerrod Colvin for the Scholastic team; Thomas Dempsey for the Varsity team; and Austin Clayton for the Alternates team.

Twenty-three of Oakdale’s 34 members came home with medals from the event. On the competing team Honors squad, Hawksworth-Lutzow captured eight medals, Madison Lane earned seven, and Alexander Keyser took three. On the Scholastic squad, Jarrod Colvin collected 10 medals, Elizabeth Erwin grabbed eight, and Adam Jensen also received eight. On the Varsity squad, Dempsey won eight medals, Jared Medeiros secured seven, and Fernando Cruz also garnered seven. Alternate team member Clayton netted six medals.

Listed below are the first through fifth place medal winners. gold is first, silver is second, and bronze is third.

Essay

Honors: gold, Alex Keyser; silver, Madison Lane.

Scholastic: silver, Elizabeth Erwin; bronze, Adam Jensen; fourth, Jarrod Colvin.

Varsity: gold, Thomas Dempsey; silver, Fernando Cruz.

Alternate: gold and overall winner, Austin Clayton; silver (tie) Valeria Zemlyanskaya and Danny Wong; fourth, Amber Ulrich; fifth, Rachelle Pabalan.

Speech

Honors: silver, Dylan Hawksworth-Lutzow.

Scholastic: bronze, Jarrod Colvin; fourth, Adam Jensen.

Varsity: gold, Fernando Cruz; fifth, Jared Medeiros.

Interview

Scholastic: silver, Elizabeth Erwin; fifth, Jarrod Colvin.

Varsity: fourth, Fernando Cruz; fifth, Thomas Dempsey.

Math

Honors: gold, Dylan Hawksworth-Lutzow.

Scholastic: bronze, Jarrod Colvin.

Varsity: silver, Thomas Dempsey.

Alternate: bronze (tie), Trevor White and Austin Clayton; fourth Michael Winders; fifth, Nicholas Geis.

Economics

Honors: gold (tie), Madison Lane and Dylan Hawksworth-Lutzow.

Scholastic: gold, Jarrod Colvin; silver, Adam Jensen; fourth, Elizabeth Erwin.

Varsity: gold, Thomas Dempsey; bronze, Fernando Cruz; fifth, Jared Medeiros.

Alternate: silver, Emma Boggs; bronze (tie), Danny Wong and Austin Clayton; fourth, Ashley Caron; fifth (tie), Michael Winders and Amber Ulrich.

Science

Honors: gold, Madison Lane; silver, Dylan Hawksworth-Lutzow.

Scholastic: gold, Adam Jensen; silver, Jarrod Colvin; bronze, Elizabeth Erwin.

Varsity: silver, Jared Medeiros; bronze, Thomas Dempsey.

Alternate: gold, Trevor White; silver (tie), Austin Clayton and Ashley Caron; bronze, Michael Winders; fourth, Danny Wong.

Language and Literature

Honors: gold, Dylan Hawksworth-Lutzow; silver, Madison Lane; fifth, Alex Keyser.

Scholastic: gold, Jarrod Colvin; silver, Elizabeth Erwin; fourth, Adam Jensen.

Varsity: silver, Thomas Dempsey; bronze, Jared Medeiros; fourth, Fernando Cruz.

Alternate: gold, Ashley Caron; silver, Eva Galindo; bronze, Rachelle Pabalan; fifth (tie) Sarah Sorenson and Emma Boggs.

Art

Honors: gold, Dylan Hawksworth-Lutzow; silver, Madison Lane; fifth, Alex Keyser.

Scholastic: gold, Jarrod Colvin; silver, Elizabeth Erwin; bronze, Adam Jensen.

Varsity: silver, Thomas Dempsey; fourth, Jared Medeiros.

Alternate: silver, Austin Clayton; bronze (tie), Ashley Caron and Rachelle Pabalan; fourth, Eva Galindo; fifth (tie), Nicholas Geis and Amber Ulrich.

Music

Honors: gold, Madison Lane; bronze, Dylan Hawksworth-Lutzow.

Scholastic: gold, Adam Jensen; silver, Elizabeth Erwin; bronze, Jarrod Colvin.

Varsity: silver, Jared Medeiros; bronze, Fernando Cruz.

Alternate: gold, Austin Clayton; silver, Martin Arellano; fifth (tie), Valeria Zemlyanskaya and Trevor White.

Social Science

Honors: gold, Madison Lane; silver, Dylan Hawksworth-Lutzow.

Scholastic: gold, Jarrod Colvin; silver, Adam Jensen; bronze, Elizabeth Erwin.

Varsity: gold (tie), Thomas Dempsey and Jared Medeiros; fifth, Fernando Cruz.

Alternate: silver, Eva Galindo; fifth (tie), Ashley Caron and Rachelle Pabalan.

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