Austin Preparatory School’s Academic Decathlon Team placed second out of 15 teams at the small school division Academic Decathlon recently. The team’s excellent performance automatically qualifies the group for the state finals in March.
Members earned a total of 19 individual medals across six of the seven categories. The team’s strongest area was science (genetics), where it earned five of the nine available medals.
Senior Andrew Baker of Wilmington was awarded a silver medal in art. He competed at the scholastic level. Junior Y. Jennifer Cha of Wilmington served the team as an alternate.Austin Prep is in Reading.