Maryvale’s Academic Decathlon Team Finishes 9th in the 40-team Arizona Academic Decathlon

Posted by Community Relations at 3/23/2016

Maryvale’s Academic Decathlon team finished 9th in the 40-team Arizona Academic Decathlon, March 11-12 at Mesa Red Mountain. The Panthers joined Cesar Chavez as the only two Phoenix Union schools in the top ten, among the seven teams that qualified for State. Diana Florez won gold in Science and bronze in Art, Julian Contreras won a bronze in Art, while Yasmin Vega Numo was the panthers’ top scorer, tallying 7,045 points, 18th best overall in the Scholastic Division. Paula Machado in Honors also topped the 7,000 total score mark.