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State Academic Decathlon Competition

Portland -

PORTLAND – On March 5th, at Deering High School approximately 200 students from 14 high schools will compete in the State Academic Decathlon Competition. Participating high schools include Bangor High School, Calais High School, Deering High School, Edward Little High School, Hall-Dale High School, Houlton High School, Monmouth Academy, Mt. Valley High School, Oak Hill High School, Portland High School, Sanford High School, Scarborough High School, Thornton Academy and Woodland High School.

The Academic Decathlon, the premiere national scholastic competition for high school students, was created to provide opportunities for students to experience the challenges of rigorous team and individual academic competition. Each student competes in ten events which are Economics, Essay, Art, Interview, Language and Literature, Math, Music, Science, Social Science and Speech.

Interested in learning more about the Maine Academic Decathlon, or want to learn how to become a sponsor or volunteer? Please visit www.mainead.org or call the State Director at 933-4252.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Daivd Heckman

Telephone Number: (207)933-4252

Website: http://mainead.org

Email: dheckman@fairpoint.net