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Vanden High Wins Academic Decathlon for North Bay Region
Posted 1/30/23

FAIRFIELD, CA - Solano County Office of Education hosted the North Bay Region Academic Decathlon yesterday at Solano Community College in Fairfield. This year’s competition registered 285 students from 17 schools across eight Bay Area counties.


“I’m thrilled to see more than 280 students challenge themselves to further their learning, knowledge and public speaking skills! SCOE hosts Academic Decathlon to inspire students to foster a spirit of inquiry and lifelong learning, and the performances we saw today leave no doubt that these students are going to achieve lifelong success,” remarked Solano Superintendent of Schools Lisette Estrella-Henderson.


Yesterday’s rigorous competition resulted in Vanden High School winning first place overall. The team is invited to go on to compete and represent Solano County at the state competition. Campolindo High School took second overall and can proceed to represent Contra Costs County at state. Third place was awarded to Basis Independent Silicon Valley Charter from Santa Clara County. The top teams from eight counties are invited to compete at the state level.