Nogales students win Academic Decathlon medals


Nogales academic decathalon team included, top row, Christina Lopez, Carlos Gomez, Tayyaba Mosavi; middle row, Larissa Roman, Christina Carreon, Katlin Villar; bottom row, coach Vanessa Cao, Matt Nicolas, Stephanie Reynoso, Jorge Amar, and co-coach Kimberly Louie
On Feb. 12, the Academic Decathlon results were announced by the Los Angeles County Department of Education. Nogales High School placed second in Division III and 29th out of the 66 teams. Rowland High came in 17th.  
Several Nogales students received individual medals. Tayyaba Mosavi had the highest score for the high school. She won a gold medal in music and a silver medal in essay in the honors division.
 Christina Carreon got a gold medal in music, a silver in art and a bronze medal in interview in the scholastic division.
 In the varsity division, Matt Nicolas won bronze medals in art and interview. Stephanie Reynoso got a silver medal in interview.