THS ACDEC Heads to State (AGAIN!)

The Taylor High School Academic Decathlon team is heading to state competition in San Antonio on February 24th for the 18th CONSECUTIVE YEAR of representing Taylor, Texas at the state level. 

The Taylor team returned from the 2022 regional competition in Corpus Christi as the silver medal team overall. They are currently ranked 3rd in the State Small School Division. 

Medal winners include:

SPEECH – Samantha McIntire, Honors Bronze Medal; Tristyn Davy, Scholastic Gold Medal with a perfect score; Richard Davis, Varsity Silver Medal

INTERVIEW –Samantha McIntire, Honors Gold Medal with a perfect score; Tristyn Davy, Scholastic Gold Medal with a perfect score; Gabriella Howell, Varsity Bronze Medal 

 

 

ESSAY –Tristyn Davy, Scholastic Bronze Medal; Gabriella Howell, Varsity Gold Medal

MUSIC – Zane Talavera, Honors Silver Medal; Gabriella Howell and Richard Davis, tie for the Varsity Bronze Medal

ART – Zane Talavera, Honors Gold Medal; Tristyn Davy, Scholastic Silver Medal

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE – Gabriella Howell, Varsity Bronze Medal

Math – Lluvia Allen-Correa, Scholastic Gold Medal; Richard Davis, Varsity Gold Medal

Science- Tristyn Davy, Scholastic Gold Medal; Gabriella Howell, Varsity Bronze Medal

OVERALL WINNERS – Tristyn Davy, Scholastic Silver Medal

 

Honors team members are Samantha McIntire, senior; Zane Talavera, junior; and Soryna McIntire, junior.

 

Scholastic team members are Tristyn Davy, senior and Lluvia Allen-Correa, junior.

 

Varsity team members are Richard Davis, senior; and Gabriella Howell, junior.

 

Team alternates are Yahir Cancel, junior; Jett VanBrocklin, junior; and Alexandra Rebollar-Cruz, freshman.

 

Vicki Rowe is the team’s coach. 

 

This year’s curriculum is Water: A Most Essential Resource.