Written by Phil Cerroni
The Nimitz High School Academic Decathlon team recently competed in the Rockwall Practice Meet. The meet featured a competitive field of over 20 teams that included several former state champions from Texas, Arizona, and Mississippi.
Nimitz finished sixth in the meet and had several strong individual performances. The top scoring Nimitz student was Timothy Betts as he finished 8th out of more than 100 A students. But Nguyen was Nimitz’ top B student finishing 8th, and sophomore Rebecca Van Pammel finished 11th of all B students. Blaine Stevens was the highest ranking Nimitz student, as he placed 3rd out of nearly 90 C students. Alex Hernandez, Timothy Betts, and But Nguyen posted perfect scores on the Math test, while Timothy recorded a perfect score in Economics. Emily Petrosky and Matthew Jauregui also placed among the top twenty students in their GPA categories.
Source: Irving ISD