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Stockdale High School Named Academic Decathlon Champs

Students to represent Kern County in state championship
Stockdale High Academic Decathlon
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Posted at 10:39 AM, Feb 05, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-06 11:10:22-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif (KERO) — Stockdale High School has been named the overall team winner at the 42nd annual Kern County Academic Decathlon in Kern County.

Nearly 100 students from 11 different high schools participated at the event which took place at Stockdale High School and the Claude W. Richardson trophy did not go far as the team from Stockdale won.

They will be representing our county in the California Academic Decathlon scheduled for next month in Santa Clara.

Additionally, Stockdale High School senior, Nikira Boerger won a one thousand dollar scholarship from the the Academic Decathlon Foundation Board.

Individual medals were also awarded to first, second and third place finishers in each category and division.

Overall individual top scores in this year's Academic Decathlon went to:
Honors Division
1st place – Justin Magugat, Stockdale High
2nd place – Natalie Hawkins, Stockdale High
3rd place – Abbett Xander Monte De Ramos, Frontier High

Scholastic Division
1st place – Nikira Boerger, Stockdale High
2nd place – Aidan Lo, Stockdale High
3rd place – Kiera Julius, Independence High

Varsity Division
1st place – Olivia Ussery, Frontier High
2nd place – Giselle Christensen, West High
3rd place – Jazmine Zavala, Independence High

Super Quiz Winner (Milo Hall Trophy)
Frontier High