2014 National Results
The National competition took place in Honolulu, HI on April 24-26. Canyon del Oro placed 7th in Division I and 7th overall in the nation with a score of 45,465.3. Team members from CDO are: Rebecca Gosla, Jennifer Marine, Nicole Enos, Maria Elena Pakulis, Michael Yuhas, Jennifer Baeza-Loya, Caleb Yetman, Martin Ramirez Araujo, and Matthew Welch. The following students took home medals and awards:
Maria Elena Pakulis
Rebecca Gosla was the Top Student for the Team with 8224 points and Maria Elena Pakulis was voted the MVP for her team ($250 award each)
The National competition allowed each state to send a Wild card team to the competition. Boulder Creek was the wild card team for Arizona and they placed 6th in Division I and 6th overall in the nation with a score of 45,904.2. Team members from Boulder Creek are :Christopher Balzer, Christian Beem, Cameron Moreno, Nicholas Goettl, Grant Peterson, Nathaniel Raffield, Joshua Kim, Elias Scobis, Sean Wurr. The team was also awarded the Rookie of the Year Trophy for Division I.
The following students took home medals:
Social Science Bronze
Social Science Gold
Cameron Moreno was the Top Student for the Team with 8247 points ($250 award) and Christopher Balzer was voted MVP for the team. ($250 award)
On-Line National Results
Arizona was represented by two teams this year in the USAD On-Line Competition. Basis Chandler represented Arizona in the Small School Division, and Seton Catholic was the representative in the Medium School Division. Basis Chandler and Seton both placed fourth in their divisions. The Basis Chandler team members are: Anne Cheng, Emma Joyce, Talia Trepte, Sami Omais, Rinaldo De Gallo, Dalton Wood, and Matthew Yates. The team scored 24,487 pts. The following medals were awarded:
Anna Cheng was the top scoring student for the team with 5,370 pts.
The Seton Catholic Prep team members are: Marie Hodges, Sahil Sandhu, Connor Companik, Cole Dieterle, Nicolas Cortez, Noah Cress, Owen Ryan, and Kyle Grady . The following medals were awarded:
Cole Dieterle was the top scoring student for the team with 5,096 pts.