La Salle High School Decathlon Wins Again

Published : Wednesday, November 2, 2016 | 2:28 PM

The last weekend in October was another exciting opportunity for the Lancer Academic Decathlon team as they traveled to Notre Dame Academy for a three-school, four-event competition against Notre Dame Academy and Saint Monica High School. The Lancers, under the leadership of Mr. Edgar Salmingo, crushed the competition, taking home four of the top 5 spots: Junior John Paris – 5th, Senior Joseph Hernandez – 4th, Senior Julian Malaby – 2nd, Senior Phillip Krings – 1st. Along with these impressive finishes, several other students took home medals for their performance.

Cristina De La Cruz: Silver (Science)
Aaron Escamilla: Bronze (Social Science)
Joseph Hernandez: 4th Overall, Silver (Social Science, Science), Bronze (Art)
Phillip Krings: 1st Overall, Gold (Social Science, Science, Art), Silver (Literature)
Maximus Lau: Bronze (Science)
Julian Malaby: 2nd Overall, Gold (Literature, Art), Bronze (Science)
John Paris: 5th Overall, Gold (Social Science, Science, Literature, Art)
Izacalli Rios-Aguirre: Gold (Science), Bronze (Social Science, Literature)

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