WHAT: The winning team of the 2018 L.A. Unified’s Academic Decathlon competition will be announced. Individual medals and trophies will be presented to high school decathletes,
including some of the top student scholars in L.A. Unified.
WHO: 500 high school decathletes
Scott Schmerelson, Board Member
Alvaro Cortes, Senior Executive Director of Beyond the Bell
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 11
TIME: 1-4 p.m.
WHERE: Belmont High School Auditorium
1575 W. 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026
BACKGROUND: The highest scoring team and the 13 highest scoring schools will earn bragging rights and advance to the state competition scheduled March 23-25 in Sacramento. In all, 57 teams of student decathletes in L.A. Unified competed this year. Study topic: “Africa.”
PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES: Winning decathletes with trophies, individual medals and awards. Also present will be parents, friends and supporters cheering decathletes from high schools across the District.