Last Saturday, the Bandera High School Academic Decathlon team, coached by Dan Zavorka, placed second in a virtual meet in which than 30 schools and 420 students competed.
Bandera came within 220 points of first place, losing to ten-year champion Ohio.
Winning students received medals, ribbons, and plaques. Three students received plaques for their overall high scores.
Art: Christian McKnelly 6th
Economics: Luke Bitzkie 6th, Rebecca Ellingson 4th Christian McKnelly 2nd, Samuel Nimmrichter 2nd
Literature: Rebecca Ellingson 2nd, Christian McKnelly 6th
Mathematics: Luke Bitzkie 6th, Christian McKnelly 3rd, Samuel Nimmrichter 4th
Music: Michelle Linson 6th, Christian McKnelly 1st
Science: Luke Bitzkie 4th, Rebecca Ellingson 5th, Christian McKnelly 2nd
Social Science: Luke Bitzkie 3rd, Rodrigo Gutierrez Gonzalez 4th, Riley Longobardi 6th, Christian McKnelly 3rd, Samuel Nimmrichter 4th.
Samuel Nimmrichter, 4th overall varsity.
Rebecca Ellingson, 4th overall scholastic.
Christian McKnelly 1st overall honors.