CHS wins eighth straight Academic Decathlon
CHS wins eighth straight Academic Decathlon
Posted on 01/21/2010

Coosa High continued the school’s streak of success in the Floyd County Schools Academic Decathlon competition at the annual competition held at the Board of Education central office on Monday, January 15, 2010.  Coosa High held off a strong challenge from Pepperell High to win the school’s eighth consecutive Floyd County Schools Academic Decathlon. The Coosa High team continued the winning tradition in the local academic competition that started with the team representing CHS in 2003.  Coosa High will now represent Floyd County Schools in the state competition in February.  The Coosa High team was led by coaches Bill Daughtry and Dr. Chris Babb. The Coosa team finished first with 23,750 points, Pepperell High placed second, and Model High was third.

Luke Weeks, Coosa High, was once again the top individual performer in the Academic Decathlon. This was Weeks’ fourth consecutive year to take top honors or share the title. 

Individual division placements were:

Honors Division  
 

First

Luke Weeks

CHS

 

Second

Beth Angel

CHS

 

Third

Jared Van Curen

CHS

Scholastic Division  
 

First

Dakota Smith

PHS

 

Second

Ashley Jones

CHS

Tie:

Third

Ariel Watson

CHS

  Connor Livingston MHS
Varsity Division  
 

First

Jordan Eaker

PHS

 

Second

Lee Cagle

MHS

 

Third

Robby Mixon

CHS

Overall individual category high scorers in the competition were: 

Language  
 

Honors

Beth Angel CHS
 

Scholastic

Ariel Watson CHS
 

Varsity

Jeffry Whyte PHS
Math  
 

Honors

Luke Weeks CHS
Tie:

Scholastic

Patrick Blankenship CHS
    Ariel Watson CHS
 

Varsity

Jeffry Whyte PHS
Economics  
 

Honors

Luke Weeks CHS
 

Scholastic

Dakota Smith PHS
Tie:

Varsity

Robby Mixon CHS
    Kayla Rampley PHS

Social Science

 
 

Honors

Luke Weeks CHS
 

Scholastic

Patrick Blankenship CHS
 

Varsity

Robby Mixon CHS
Music  
 

Honors

Luke Weeks CHS
 

Scholastic

Stephen Jones CHS
 

Varsity

Jordan Eaker PHS
Art  
 

Honors

Luke Weeks CHS
 

Scholastic

Connor Livingston MHS
Tie:

Varsity

Kayla Rampley PHS
    Lee Cagle MHS

Super Quiz

 
 

Honors

Beth Angel CHS
 

Scholastic

Ashley Jones CHS
 

Varsity

Lee Cagle MHS

The first place team members from Coosa High included: Patrick Blankenship, Robby Mixon, Jared Van Curen, Jackson Forrister, Beth Angel, Luke Weeks, Ashley Jones, Ariel Watson, and Erica Franco.  Alternates for the Coosa team included: Brian Wasdin, Emily Weeks, and Stephen Jones.