LAUSD’s Marshall High School wins online decathlon
LA School Report | May 9, 2014
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LA Unified has claimed a second victory in a major academic competition.
Marshall High School won the 2014 U.S. Academic Decathlon Online competition, scoring 39,461 out of a possible 48,000 points. The win follows El Camino Real Charter High School’s victory in the 2014 U.S. Academic Decathlon championship last month.
Marshall represented California in the Large Schools Division made up of nine schools.
“I am so proud of our Marshall High School Academic Decathlon team for winning the online competition,” said LA Unified board Member Bennett Kayser, whose district includes the school. “Congrats to the Aca-Deca team for again putting the spotlight on academic excellence at LAUSD.”
Members of Marshall’s winning team under Coach Larry Welch were Aninda Bhowmick, Kimiyo Bremer, Alexander Guillen, Kenneth Huh, Ha Min Ko, John Lascano, Wen Lee, Alayna Myrick and Marvin Paparisto.