Coosa decathlon 2018

Pictured are Zayden Sullins (from top left), Justin Edwards, Angel Armas-Alvarenga, Clara Nicholson, Amya Covington (from bottom left), Kara Middleton, Alexys Davis, Madison Hall, Lessly Aparicio, Laura Robinson and Jacobb Castrejon. The coaches (not pictured) are Elise Masciantonio, Bill Daughtry and Laura Windom. (Photo contributed by Floyd County Schools)

The Coosa High team won the Floyd County Schools Academic Decathalon held Jan. 11 at the Board of Education central office.

The Coosa High team will automatically advance and represent Floyd County Schools in the state competition in February. The academic decathlon features three divisions of competition: honors, scholastic and varsity. The academic contest includes questions in: literature, math, economics, social science, science, music and art.

Team winners

1st - Coosa High (CHS)

2nd - Pepperell High (PHS)

3rd - Armuchee High (AHS)

4th - Model High (MHS)

Top individual scorer

Amya Covington - CHS

First place overall (individual winners)

Honors: Amya Covington - CHS

Scholastic: Natalie Daniel - AHS

Varsity: Jacobb Casterjon - CHS

Overall individual category high scorers in the competition were:

Social Science

Honors: Nicholas Frempong - PHS

Scholastic: Jacob Payton - MHS

Varsity: Jacobb Casterjon - CHS

Science

Honors: Amya Covington - CHS

Scholastic: Angel Armas-Alvarenga - CHS

Varsity: Jacobb Casterjon - CHS

Math

Honors: Zoe Wheat - MHS

Scholastic: Natalie Daniel - AHS

Varsity: (Tie) Robert Gilbert - PHS; Draven Turpin - PHS; Justin Edwards - CHS

Art

Honors: Kara Middleton - CHS

Scholastic: (Tie) Natalie Daniel - AHS; Clara Nicholson - CHS; Madison Hall - CHS; Kamya Amayes - MHS

Varsity: Autumn Edwards - PHS

Economics

Honors: Stacy Aragon - PHS

Scholastic: Jacob Payton - MHS

Varsity: Autumn Edwards - PHS

Literature

Honors: (Tie) Kayla Hutcherson - AHS; Stacy Aragon - PHS; Kara Middleton - CHS

Scholastic: Jacob Payton - MHS

Varsity: Jacobb Casterjon - CHS

Music

Honors: (Tie) Alexys Davis - CHS; Kara Middleton - CHS; Cheyenne Ridel - AHS; Nicholas Frempong - PHS

Scholastic: Jason Garrett - PHS

Varsity: Autumn Edwards - PHS