Congratulations Westlake High - Team A: 2021 Ventura County Academic Decathlon Winner
Twelve high schools participated in the 2021 Ventura County Academic Decathlon, which for the first time ever was held virtually. Hosted by Ventura County Office of Education, online platforms were used for the teams of students to compete in ten academic events that cover subjects ranging from arts to economics. Westlake High School - Team A was announced as the champion on Monday, February 8th and they will move on to compete in the state Academic Decathlon. Way to go Warriors!
The three teams with the highest overall scores this year are:
- 1st Place: Westlake High School Team A
- 2nd Place: Adolfo Camarillo High School Team A
- 3rd Place: Oxnard High School Team A
The complete video of the awards presentation is available above and at this link. The twelve high schools that participated this year are Adolfo Camarillo, Buena, Channel Islands, Fillmore, La Reina, Oxnard, Rancho Campana, Royal, Santa Susana, Thousand Oaks, Ventura and Westlake. Congratulations to all participants!
About the Academic Decathlon
The Academic Decathlon is an opportunity for high school students in Ventura County to compete against like teams of students countywide. The United States Academic Decathlon is the nation’s premier scholastic competition for students from public and private high schools across the country.
A unique aspect of the competition is that it’s designed to include students from all academic backgrounds. A team consists of nine full-time students from the 9th through 12th grades at the same high school. Each team is comprised of three students whose grade point average falls into the “A” category, three students in the “B” category and three students in the “C” category. Additional information about the Ventura County Academic Decathlon is available at this link.