Academic Decathlon

The Nebraska Academic Decathlon promotes academic growth, teamwork, and communication skills among students of all achievement levels through statewide and national academic competitions.

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2018 State Champions

The Mount Michael Academic Decathlon team reigns once again as the Nebraska Small School State Champion. This is the Knights’ 5th consecutive championship.

Left to Right: 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

Team:
First place in Super Quiz
State Small School Champions
3rd overall in the state

 

Medals from the State Competition

February 16-17, 2018
Honors:
J.P. Jensen: 1st Econ, Math, Music; 2nd Art, Science; 1st overall Honors; Team High Score
Gerald Righter: 1st Art, Lit, Essay; 2nd Econ, Music, Speech;  2nd Overall Honors
Sam Peters:  1st Math; 3rd Speech
Alternate Honors:
Temi Adeyemo: 1st Hard Science, Soft Science, and Humanities

Scholastic:
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

Varsity:
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

2018 National 4th Place Division IV @ Frisco, Texas
2018 State Champions
2017 National 3rd Place @ Madison, Wisconson

2017 All-Division State Champions, National Qualifier
2016 State Champions
2015 National 3rd Place (Online Competition)
2015 State Champion
2014 National Runner-up (Online Competition)
2014 State Champion
2013: State Runner-Up
(2013 was Mount Michael’s 1st year of competition)