Youngstown Christian School hosted the Academic Decathlon Regional Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 2. Of the 126 students from Ohio who competed on 21 teams for individual medals as well as team trophies, YCS placed third overall in the completion and third in the Super Quiz Relay. The decathlon is comprised of 10 academic events including math, science, essay, social studies, music, art, speech, interview, economics and language/literature. All categories are centered around a theme that is selected for the year, with this year's being "Russia."
Individual students receiving awards include:
Chase Miles, who won Economics bronze, Art bronze, Music silver, Speech gold, Language and Literature bronze, Essay bronze, and Individual bronze
Photo special to the Town Crier
Academic Decathlon Regional competitors from Youngstown Christian School include, in the front row: Jordynne Bowers, Jessica Gobel, Greg Jenkins, Chase Miles, Christina Fortini, Abigail Morris, Courtney Gobel; and in the back row: Charlie Spirtos, Sarah Rodgers, K.J. Vogt, Perry Chickonoski Jr., Vincent Talley, Alex Earp, and Zachary Cornell.
KJ Vogt who won Math silver, Interview gold, and Speech bronze
Jordynne Bowers who won Speech silver and Interview bronze
Charlie Spirtos, who won Art bronze, Economics bronze, Essay silver, and Speech bronze
Vincent Talley, who won Interview gold
Jessi Gobel who won Speech bronze and Interview bronze
Courtney Gobel, who won Speech silver
Students will compete in the state championship meet on March 16 at Lake Erie College in Painesville. Youngstown Christian School placed first in the small schools division last year.