GRANADA HILLS, Calif.–Granada Hills Charter High School won the 2011 Academic Decathlon competition held in Charlotte, N.C. This marks the 12th straight year that an L.A. Unified School District-affiliated school has won.
The nine pupils scored 52,113.5 points out of the 60,000 possible, and bested 35 other schools in this year’s finals, the district said.
The members are Harsimar Dhanoa, Elysia Eastty, Shagun Goyal, Rikiu Higashida, Austin Kang, Jiyong “Eugene” Lee, Joon Lee, Shindhura Seeni and Celine Ta. Coaches are Matt Arnold, Nicolas Weber and Spencer Wolf.