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Armuchee High School Wins Floyd County Schools Academic Decathlon

 

The Armuchee High Academic Decathlon team was crowned champions in the Floyd County Schools Academic Decathlon competition held at the Floyd County Board of Education central office on Friday, January 11, 2019. Alexander Hammond of Model High was the highest scoring individual participant this year with 3,754 total points. The theme for questions in this year's competition was 1960s.

As the first place finisher, Armuchee High will now represent Floyd County Schools in the state competition in February. Second place finisher, Coosa High will now wait to see if their point total will qualify as a Wild Card entry. Wild Card entries are selected based on team point totals from local school system competitions across the state.  

The Academic Decathlon features three divisions of competition: Honors, Scholastic, and Varsity. The academic contest features competitions in: literature, math, economics, social science, science, music, and art. Students are pictured below with their respective category right to left.

SOCIAL SCIENCE

Highest Honors – Kara Middleton, 11, CHS

Highest Scholastic – Phoebe Harley, 11, CHS

Highest Varsity – Jacobb Castrejon, 12, CHS

SOCIAL SCIENCE

 

SCIENCE

Highest Honors -Alexander Hammond, 12, MHS

Highest Scholastic -Jarrett Proctor, 12, AHS

Highest Varsity -Kacie Middleton, 9, CHS

SCIENCE

 

MATHEMATICS

Highest Honors – Kayla Hutcherson, 12, AHS, and Alexander Hammond, 12, MHS

Highest Scholastic – Alicia Leffler, 11, AHS

Highest Varsity – Patrick Ray, 12, CHS

MATH

 

ART

Highest Honors – Alexander Hammond, 12, MHS

Highest Scholastic – Morgan Davis, 11, PHS

Highest Varsity – Anna Butler, 12, AHS

ART

 

ECONOMICS

Highest Honors – Alexander Hammond, 12, MHS

Highest Scholastic – Jake Payton, 12, MHS

Highest Varsity - Alex Lyle, 12, AHS

ECON

 

LITERATURE

Highest Honors -Kara Middleton, 11, CHS

Highest Scholastic -Phoebe Harley, 11, CHS

Highest Varsity - Bri Carver, 11, AHS

LIT

 

MUSIC

Highest Honors – Zayden Sullins, 10, CHS

Highest Scholastic – Nick Spranza, 11, PHS

Highest Varsity – Bri Carver, 11, AHS and Alex Lyle, 12, AHS

MUSIC

 

OVERALL

Overall Top Honors Student - Alexander Hammond, 12, MHS

Overall Top Scholastic Student - Phoebe Harley, 11, CHS

Overall Top Varsity Student - Alex Lyle, AHS, 12

TOP OVERALL

 

TOP OVERALL STUDENT

Alexander Hammond, 12, MHS

TEAM

First Place Team-AHS

Second Place Team-CHS

Third Place Team -MHS

Fourth Place Team- PHS

AHS

The Armuchee High team members this year are: Anna Butler, Bri Carver, Brooke Dellis, Anna Fitzpatrick, Kayla Hutcherson, Jadynn Johnson, Alicia Leffler, Will Lehr, Alex Lyle, Jarrett Proctor, Emiliee Singleton, and Asa Young. The Armuchee team was led by coaches Melanie Floyd and Tammy Boston.

 

 

CHS

The Coosa High team members this year are: Jacobb Casterjon, Brianna Daughtry, Sean Ford, Phoebe Harley, Kacie Middleton, Kara Middleton, Rachel Murschel, Makayla Nichols, Patrick Ray, Zayden Sullins, Chloe Vann, and Erin Vescovi. The Coosa team was led by coaches Laura Windom and Elise Masciantonio.

 

 

MHS

The Model High team members this year are: Tessa Carrol, Emily Gallman, Alexander Hammond, Bryson Kerr, Jacob Landers, Kamya Mayes, Jada McGill, Jake Payton, Camden Reynolds-Mosley, and Zoe Wheat. The Model team was led by coaches Kelli Mitchell and Sarah Syverson.

 

 

PHS

The Pepperell High team members this year are: Ridge Carden, Marli Clovarte, Dakota Davis, Morgan Davis, Hannah Edwards, Peyton Rhodes, Alex Rodriguez, Anwyn Shanahan, Nick Spranza, Makenzie Tarpley, and Brian Wiggins. The Pepperell team was led by coaches Vicki Mayes and Scott Wilson.