Congratulations to the Indian Hills Academic Decathlon team for placing 1st at the Regionals Competition and ranking 5th overall at the State Competition on March 4! The competitors for the States Competition included (pictured from left to right) Anthony Ilardi, Megan Swenson, team captain Nigel DaSilva, Tara Haymon, Sorab Taneja, Jonathan Lai, Emily Brackenbury, Ami Patel, Meredith Marden, Jason Rosen, Harrison Chen, Jack Stathis, and coach Michael Paravati. Not pictured are Jonathan Forsyth, Sarah Torres, Shivani Patel, and Nicole Glushanok.
Nigel DaSilva was our team's MVP and the highest scoring competitor in New Jersey in the Scholastic Division. He earned gold medals for science, art, and essay, a silver medal in social science, and an honorable mention in economics.
- Jon Forsyth earned a silver medal in art and a bronze medal in economics. Jon was also the team's highest scoring member in the Varsity Division.
- Ami Patel earned a bronze medal in interview and an honorable mention in speech.
- Jason Rosen earned a silver medal in math and a bronze medal in essay.
- Sarah Torres earned a bronze medal in interview.
- Harrison Chen was the team's highest scoring competitor in the Honors Division.
- Emily Brackenbury earned a silver medal in language/literature.
- AJ Ilardi earned a silver medal in social science, and bronze medals in art and music."