2017 Academic Decathlon


  Nebraska State Champion



The Mount Michael Academic Decathlon team reigns once again as the Nebraska Small School State Champion.

This is the Knights' 5th consecutive championship.


Cole Dorfmeyer, Riley Goddard, Daniel Davies, Temi Adeyemo, John Ackerman, Jackson Panzer, J.P. Jensen, Donovan Clements, Sam Peters, Gerald Righter, Shin Fujita, Dave Cormier, Eileen Sullivan


The theme for the 2017-2018 Academic Decathlon was Africa.  

The 10 events were Essay, Speech, Interview, 6 Written subject tests on Art, Music, Economics, Literature, Science, Math concluding with the public Super Quiz on the Top of Africa.


In the Super Quiz the Knights finished in 1st place


Individual Medals:


J.P. Jensen: 1st Econ, Math, Music; 2nd Art, Science; 2nd overall Honors; Team High Score
Gerald Righter: 1st Art, Lit, Essay; 2nd Econ, Music, Speech; 3rd overall Honors
Sam Peters:  1st Math; 3rd Speech
Alternate Honors:
Temi Adeyemo: 1st Hard Science, Soft Science, and Humanities
Daniel Davies: 1st Math, Speech; 2nd Interview, Art, Lit; 3rd Econ; 2nd overall Scholastic
John Ackerman:  1st Econ; 2nd Lit, Science; 3rd Art, Math
Shintaro Fujita:  1st Math; 3rd Econ, Lit
Donovan Clements:  1st Art, Econ, Lit, Music, Essay; 2nd Science, Speech; 1st overall Varsity
Riley Goddard:  1st Math, Music, Science; 2nd Art, Econ, Lit, Essay; 2nd overall Varsity
Cole Dorfmeyer:  2nd Music; 3rd Art, Math; 3rd overall Varsity
Alternate Varsity:
Jackson Panzer:  1st Humanities & Soft Science; 2nd Hard Science